Do Yoga and Enjoy a Healthier Life

Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual exercise  which includes religion and philosophy. It’s a practice people can do anywhere and anytime; as a result, has become very popular in Taiwan and many countries. Yoga is originated in ancient India and have different styles. The most popular one is Hatha Yoga which means Sun-Moon Yoga.1525589980526.jpg

In Hatha Yoga, there is a series of poses called The Sun Salutations (拜日式).

It’s combined with several poses that is imitating animals or other things such as bridge and chair.

Let’s take a look at those amazing poses!

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These poses are useful to release our back muscles. It can also stretch our abdomen and arm.

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This one is very relaxing and can stretch our thighs.

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Bridge

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The Wheel pose is very good for our health, for it can stretch our back muscles that we seldom use and open the acupoints (穴道) at the same time.

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Baby pose is a good choice to relax our body after Yoga.

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Fish pose helps to stretch our chest and back, stimulating our acupoints on the head at the same time.

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Sleeping Swan is a difficult pose which requires certain degree of flexibility, but it’s a healthy pose to stretch our arms and thighs.

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Bicycle is a good pose for people who wants nice shaped thighs and calves.

Mountain

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Mountain pose is the beginning and ending of The Sun Salutation. Just stand still and close eyes to relax.

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Boat pose and Forearm Plank is focusing on training our abdominal core.


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