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Power yoga

Power yoga is a style of sequencing and modified form of yoga that will guide you to move from one posture to the next with each breath and variety of breath you take by doing this; you will build and enhance a natural rhythm into your movement that is both graceful and empowering.

Power Yoga Practice designed to strengthen the whole body and develop on a person’s willpower.
These workout are known to

  • Burn calories
  • Improve the muscle mass
  • Reduce fat and increase the Basal Metabolic Rate.
  • People often do power yoga for weight loss. It is generally recommended to do power yoga workout according to your body needs. Before you start doing power yoga, you may consult with a medical practitioner/physician.

In power yoga, the practitioners hardly stop between the poses and the practice happens in one smooth or fast flow with designed sequences of the class (eg:.- Sun Salutation, Astanga, Viyasa, Hatha and Therapeutic yoga etc. ). This is quite like a static (long time holding posture), forceful, powerful aerobic regimen to give Stretching, strengthening and flexibility. Power yoga is quite popular with sports enthusiasts who enjoy a strenuous workout and like exercises that can balance various muscle groups.
Power Yoga also helps to beat the competition: Today’s top athletes have a unique ability to consistently perform at their highest potential in comparison to their competition.

Benefits of Power Yoga

  • Detoxifies the body.
  • Improve blood circulation.
  • Helps to fat burn and weight loss.
  • Helps to improve body posture and balance.
  • Helps to treating many diseases.
  • Improves mental awareness and concentration.
  • Boosts the immune system.
  • Helps as stress buster and reliever.
  • Enhances Athletic Performance.

Power Yoga Tips

  • It is advisable to wear comfortable and sweat absorbent clothes while practicing power yoga.
  • Try to follow a series of exercises and concentrate on every posture for achieve the goal.
  • If you are pregnant or suffer some ailment, then it is advisable to consult with your doctor before signing up for a class. You must also speak with your yoga instructor, if you have joined a class or planning to.
  • The teacher at the class will be able to tell you which poses you should attempt and which ones to leave out.
  • Bring a bottle of water, a towel and a mat if you have one.

Blog By: Dr.Premlal Patel ‘BNYS, MD’,
Medical Officer Nature Cure & Yoga Centre

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