Contrary to the popular belief, Yoga is not always static.
The workout is based on corporal sequences which are dynamic and of energetic intensity. The positions provide strength, flexibility, self-control and relaxation in order to avoid pain and physical problems. A great precision is needed and sought in terms of one’s personal necessities.
The reeducation of the muscular chains, a revitalization and energetic rebalance develop our conscience, unifying the body and the soul to open ourselves to a more extended spiritual dimension.
The corporal and spiritual harmony can be achieved through a better adjustment in static and steady positions connected to the natural breathing.
The main objective of Hatha Yoga is to obtain greater flexibility, as well as physical and nervous fluency and a real aptitude for relaxation, which is based on static positions such as breathing, concentration and relaxation.
Besides, it allows you to obtain a good and a solid muscular structure as well as a powerful physical and nervous worthy energy of this name
Anusara yoga based on tantric philosophy with universal principles of alignment is a popular style that has a rapid growth. It is focused on experiencing happiness in the practice as well as in the daily life.
It emphasizes in the “Universal principles of alignment” as the focal point of his practice that underlies in all the physical asanas. These principles are important in the practice of yoga since they provide guidelines for the alignment of body, heart and mind.
The regular practice of the Yin Yoga is beneficial both physically and energetically.
Yin yoga is perfect for the deep relaxation. It also helps to strengthen the back, to release energy blocks and to increase the flow of energy in the body.
Yin Yoga is a powerful practice derived from the traditional Yoga Hatha that extracts its influences of the Indian Yoga, the Chinese Taoism and the occidental science. It is a slow and meditative practice in which the attention is focused on the articulations, ligaments and tissues.
Most of the positions are practiced on the floor and are carried out between 3 or 15 minutes. The motionlessness is a truly challenge in this practice, where having one’s presence and patience are learnt.
The Taoist Yoga is the combination of passive (yin) and vigorous (yang) yoga practices.
It combines two yoga styles in one practice: it meets the benefits of the asana practice from the more dynamic way to the most passive, ending up the practice with an “awake dream.”
This practice is designed in order to complement (instead of replacing) Yin and Yang practices.
Based on the teaching of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois de Mysore, in the south of India, it is focused on the energy bonds of the linked positions by the breathing, the improvement of the blood circulation and the generation of the inner heat that help to eliminate toxins in the muscles and organs to purify them. In this vigorous practice, the fundamental energy awakes and leaves your mind to go to a natural form of meditation.
In Sanstrik “Nidra” means to sleep. Yoga Nidra is the dream of Yoga, an “awake dream” that provides complete relaxation. It was Swami Satyananda who developed this technic as a tool to dissolve the muscular, emotional and mental tensions.
Rocket yoga is a type of yoga created by the American Larry Schultz in the 1980s in the city of San Francisco. He was a student of K. Pattabhi Jois, creator of ashtanga yoga; As a yoga practitioner, teacher and student of Ashtanga, he realized that his philosophy of life was not in tune with the more classic Ashtanga created by Sri. K Pattabhi Jois nor the Mysore technique. Larry Schultz believed that students should try all the poses in the Ashtanga series, even the most advanced ones, instead of following their traditional pattern where they are not allowed to practice the asanas in one series until they have completed the previous series. Therefore, he incorporated some asanas into the traditional ashtanga series and became known as “The Bad Boy of Ashtanga”.
The Jivamukti Yoga method is a proprietary style of yoga created by David Life and Sharon Gannon in 1984. Jivamukti is a physical, ethical, and spiritual practice, combining a vigorous yoga like exercise, vinyasa-based physical style, and adherence to five core principles: shastra, bhakti, ahimsā, nāda and dhyana. Jivamukti Yoga is a path to enlightenment through compassion for all beings.