5 Minute Standing Yoga Routine-No Mat Required
5 minute standing yoga

5 Minute Standing Yoga Routine-No Mat Required

Contents

  • The Benefits of Practicing Yoga
  • How Does Practicing Yoga Help Your Health, Body, and Over-all Wellbeing
  • Types of Yoga Practices
  • Yoga terms
  • 5 Minute Standing Yoga Video
  • Free Printable Yoga Journal Download

The Benefits of Practicing Yoga

Yoga is more than just a workout or fitness regimen. Yoga is a total mind, body, and spiritual experience, that when practiced daily, will transform your overall health and mindset. There are a few different types of yoga practice, which have something for every type of person’s specific needs and goals.

How Does Practicing Yoga Help Your Health, Body, and Over-all Well Being?

Health

  • Increased blood flow
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Lowers blood sugar
  • Relaxes nervous system
  • Improves digestion
  • Boost immune system
  • Increases energy
  • Improves circulation
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Fights arthritis

Body

  • Helps you loose weight
  • Reduces Cellulite
  • Detoxification
  • Release Tension
  • Helps with lower back pain
  • Improves flexibility
  • Increases strength

Well Being

  • Helps to improve mindfulness
  • Helps you focus
  • Improves nutrition
  • Improves memory
  • Improves self-esteem
  • Increases happiness
  • Improves sex life
  • Decreases stress and anxiety
  • Increases confidence
  • Unblocks energy flow

Types of Yoga Practices

  • Hatha– Beginner friendly, slow-paced, individual asanas
  • Vinyasa– Fast-paced, flow between postures, speeds up the heart rate
  • Asthanga– Vinyasa Style, routine and disciplined, physical
  • Kundalini-Awakens feminine energy, spiritual, asana, meditation, pranayama chants
  • Bikram– (Hot Yoga) Sweat and detoxify 35-42 degrees Celsius, 40% humidity
  • Iyengar-detail, precision, and alignment, slow-paced, use of props
  • Yin- Floor based, poses held longer, meditation
  • Restorative– de-stress and relax, use of props, scented oils, blankets, and eye bags

Yoga Terms

  • Asana– Yoga postures to care for one’s physical self
  • Pranayama– Breathing practice to affect the flow of energy in the body
  • Dhyana-Meditation
  • Bandha– To lock or tighten
  • Mantra– Repeating words or symbols
  • Samadhi– Oneness with all living things
  • Pratyahara– Turning Inward
  • Dharana– Concentration
  • Yama– Restraint
  • Niyama– Observances
  • Tadasana– Mountain pose
  • Utkatasana -Chair pose
  • Savasana– Corpse pose
  • Namaste-Greeting or farewell

Conclusion

After covering the benefits of yoga, how practicing yoga affects your body, the different types of yoga practice, and yoga terms, not its time to try it out. Below you will find a quick 5 minute standing yoga video that will get you started, with very easy poses, that you can do absolutely anywhere, even without a mat. How cool is that?

Also you will find a free yoga journal printable download to keep you on track with your yoga practice and over all well being. The journal has 29 pages, journal sheets, weekly planner, yoga workout planner, and more. Get yours today!

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