Different types of yoga

Different types of Yoga

The first records of yoga were discovered about 3500 years ago. It is about holy men meditating and doing breathing exercises. Countless different types of yoga have developed over the centuries. Improve body awareness, become more flexible, get fitter or reduce stress – there are many reasons to practise yoga.  Through information and trying you slowly find out what type suits you. To support you in this process, we have put together a list of different styles.



Vinyasa Yoga

 

Vinyasa Yoga is a dynamic type of yoga in which breath and movement are combined so that a flow of transitions arises. Vinyasa is a more powerful and physically challenging kind of yoga. It is one of the most well-known types of yoga and very popular for beginners to get into yoga.



Yin Yoga

 

Yin Yoga, on the other hand, is a calm, slow yoga style where the poses are held for a few minutes. The postures are mostly performed sitting or lying down. By staying in postures for a long time and stretching, the body becomes more flexible in a gentle way and dive deep into your inner.  It is the contrast program to the dynamic Yang Yoga



Aerial Yoga



Aerial Yoga comes from the USA and is a special type of yoga. Here the yoga exercises are performed in the air with the help of a cloth that is attached to the ceiling. This type of yoga offers some advantages and differences to traditional yoga. The body weight is shifted to the cloth, which facilitates difficult exercises on the floor in the air. Aerial Yoga primarily uses the stomach and trunk muscles and it improves your balance. 



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