International Yoga Day

February Is Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Month
February 6, 2022

Today is International Yoga Day. The International Yoga Day theme of this year’s Yoga Day celebrations is ‘Yoga for Humanity‘ and around 25 crore people across the world are expected to take part in various events, doing yoga in unison towards better health and wellness for all.

 

We are excited to share some amazing thoughts about Yoga day. The idea of Yoga Day was first proposed by the Prime Minister in 2014. The first International Day of Yoga was celebrated the next year on June 21. The day is recognized by the United Nations.

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The Father of Yoga is Tirumalai Krishnamacharya. Being known as “the father of modern yoga” for his wide influence on the development of postural yoga.


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Shirshasana, Salamba Shirshasana, or Yoga Headstand is an inverted asana in modern yoga as exercise.

 

Video credit – Director Mdniy

 

Some health benefits of Yoga

  • Improves posture.
  • Increases flexibility.
  • Builds muscle strength.
  • Boosts metabolism.
  • Helps in lowering blood sugar.
  • Increases blood flow.
  • Keep diseases at bay.

Originally published at Beatrice Yoga

 

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Beatrice Sargin
Beatrice Sargin
BeYAH Fitness was born out of a desire to reach, educate and inspire a greater number of people than those we coached and worked within our own local community. It gives us the chance to connect with individuals from all over the world and in a form that still personalizes the approach to bring each person what they need for their nutrition at that point in time.