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Persuasive Speech: Yoga

All about different types of yoga, yoga positions and the health benefits of yoga for the mind and body.
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Brittany Pineapple

on 5 December 2012

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Transcript of Persuasive Speech: Yoga

It's History, Benefits and Types The History of Yoga and its Types: Vedic Period The History of Yoga and its Types: Pre-Classical Period The History of Yoga and its Types: Classical Period History of Yoga and its Types: Post Classical Period Physically: Strength, Muscle Toning,
Pain Prevention, Better Breathing and Better Flow of Blood Throughout the Body

Mentally: Calming the Mind, Feeling Stress Free, Being Aware of One's Body and Spiritual Clarity During this time period, Vedic Yogis would teach "Vedi Yoga" to help surpass the limitations of the mind.

People would rely on these Yogis to teach them how to live in divine harmony.

Some could see the ultimate reality through
their dedicated intensive spiritual practice. During this time period is when the Upanishads
were around and taught a type of yoga called "Pre-Classical Yoga."

They have 200 scriptures based on the ultimate reality, the transcendental self and the relaionship of the two.

Also during this time, Buddhists starting teaching about yoga by stressing the importance
of meditation. It was composed of 195 sutras about
yoga's underlining principle and an 8-fold
path.

The creator of the Karma Sutra believed that the body was made up of matter and of spirit and in order to cleanse one's spirit, the two parts must be seperated
through this practice. Classical and present yoga focuses on the present and accept reality rather then liberate from it.

Yoga was introduced to the West in the 19th century and brought up a movement of health and vegetarianism in the 1930's.

During the 1960's, many Indian teachers brought
more information about yoga and its practices back to the West. Benefits of Yoga: Mentally and Physically Yoga and its Beauty
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