How to Find the Right Style of Yoga

by Suzy Bennet August 29, 2017 3 min read

How to Find the Right Style of Yoga

Yoga is an exercise that rejuvenates the mind, body, and soul. It is perfect for busy people who want to relax after a long day, and it offers you a way to better connect with your body. There are several different styles of yoga available, but the key to getting the most out of this exercise is to find the style that is best suited for your health needs. Whether you are recovering from surgery or are healing from an injury, there is a yoga style out there that is perfect for you.

Hot Yoga

Hot yoga, which is spreading like wildfire through America, is a great style for those who want to work up a sweat while getting exercise. Hot yoga utilizes the traditional poses of yoga and incorporates a heated room to make sure you feel rejuvenated by the end of each session. Hot yoga is typically done with a group class in which you can stretch your muscles, gain better posture, and sweat all of the toxins out of your body. This style of yoga is perfect for those who want to cleanse their body.

Restorative Yoga

As the name implies, restorative yoga is good for those who are looking to heal themselves naturally, perhaps when recovering from a surgery or injury. Restorative yoga uses traditional yoga poses but is customized to suit your specific needs. Instructors use props such as chairs, blankets, mats, and other tools to help you work out and stretch muscles without causing harm to injured tissues. This is a low-impact exercise that will make you feel better in no time.

Vinyasa Yoga

If you are looking for a hardcore version of yoga that makes you feel good on the inside and out, try vinyasa yoga. Vinyasa yoga is a fast-paced exercise in which you keep your body in motion through a series of different poses. You will feel a strong sense of connection between your mind, body, and soul as you focus on good posture and fluid movements. Vinyasa yoga will stretch your muscles and make you more flexible, so it is a great compliment to other exercise routines.

Hatha Yoga

For a relaxing experience in which you can stretch out your muscles, listen to calming music, and connect with yourself, give hatha yoga a try. Hatha yoga is a slow-moving exercise that focuses on good posture and perfecting the poses of yoga. Because this style will increase your flexibility and strength, hatha yoga is recommended for those who do sports and dancing, as well as anyone who wants to unwind and focus on themselves for a while.

SUP Yoga

Whether you are on vacation away from home or just have a love of the outdoors, SUP yoga is a new style of yoga that is sure to bring you closer to the natural world around you. SUP yoga, which is done in the water on a stand-up paddleboard, will challenge even the most athletic person. When doing SUP yoga, the object is to balance on the board while doing classic yoga poses. You can enjoy the calming effects of the water while you find peace within yourself doing yoga poses. 

Yoga is the perfect exercise for gaining flexibility, building muscles, and healing from injuries. It offers you a way to relax and enjoy some peace after a long day. There are many different styles of yoga to choose from, each offering its own health benefits. Determine what you wish to achieve from the exercise and be armed with the knowledge to pick the right style for you.

By Suzy Bennet

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