Hatha yoga can be broken into 5 main points.
Proper exercise is one of the five main points of yoga. Movements are performed slowly, and mindfully to reduce injury and promote self-awareness. The joints are lubricated, the spine becomes flexible and every system of the body is affected.
Essential for life proper breathing alone has the capability to transform one’s health. Illness, depression, anxiety, anger and other stressors cause improper breathing. During proper breathing and pranayama the respiratory system is strengthened, lung capacity increased and the nervous system is regulated.
Proper relaxation allows true rejuivation for the body and mind. It eliminates and reduces stress, by naturally balancing the nervous system. It promotes our innate healing ability.
Food fuels the body and the mind. Proper nutrition includes a vegetarian diet that maximizes positive impacts on the indiviual and minimizes suffering of other living beings and the earth.
"We cut our death with our teeth” - Swami Vishnudevenanda
Positive thinking and meditation make up the final of five main points of yoga. Positive thinking can be learned through varies techniques contributing to self awareness, joy and happiness.
The practice of Hatha Yoga is a tool used to purify the mind.
More than a series of exercises, YOGA IS an ancient system that creates a natural state of well being, health peace and happiness. It elevates consciousnesses, and awareness of the true Self.