Transcript: yoga's history: The beginning It is all about harmonizing the body with the mind and breath through the means of breathing techniques, postures, and meditation. Its higher purpose is to attain a state of perfect spiritual insight. Yoga Presentation Yoga became more meditative, less reclusive. Why Yoga? Each one of us varies on our experience and knowledge in regards to yoga. However, we all find it to be therapeutic and beneficial. In the Indus Valley over 5,000 years ago, stone carvings were found of people in meditative positions. Between 2,500-3,500 years ago, Yogis chose to live in forests. They did this to sharpen their minds due to the physical hardship. What is yoga? Yoga history: Pre-classical Yoga History: the vedic period
Transcript: .In Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism the word yoga means "spiritual discipline. . Evidence of yoga postures were found on artifacts that date back to 3000 B.C Yoga Presentation by Amiya Finn . increasing your flexibility and strength. . my project teaches me how to do yoga. . it also makes people be very motivated. . shows how much it works compared to excersing. . my topic is on yoga. . also the healthy foods that we eat to make us healthy. . also how many weeks should you see results. what is my topic? How could I put this on the global scales? what makes my project worth doing? . interaction and reflection . also deals with health .benefits that yoga have then exercising. History of Yoga
Transcript: Alexa Madrid, Ashley Ruth Presentation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrx1vyvtRLY Yoga Benefits of Yoga? Strengthens muscles by holding poses Calms your mind by focusing on breathing Increaces agility/balance/flexibility Breath control by focusing on breathing Benefits Single Poses Repeat three times Single Poses Childs Pose Child's Pose A resting pose that calms your mind by focusing on breathing Downward Dog Downward Dog Benefits: Downward dog is a pose that provides a calf stretch and also strengthens the arms and the shoulders. Lizard Mountain Lizard Both sides Benefits: Hip flexor stretch, Hip opener. Mountain Pose Benefits: Resting pose to calm your mind and center yourself. Ragdoll Ragdoll Benefits: Hanging pose that deeply stretches your neck, back, and hamstrings. Plow Plow Benefits: Hamstring stretch, back, neck, increaces flexibility If you cant go all the way back, go as far as you can Partner Poses EVERYONE PICK A PARTNER Partner Poses Repeat 3x Double Tree Double Tree Benefits: Improves balance and teamwork See-Saw See-Saw Benefits: Hamstring, back, arm, ans shoulder stretch. Chair Pose Chair Benefits: Imrpoves balance, quad stength, and teamwork Double Boat Double Boat Benefits: Core strength, and a hamstring stretch.
Transcript: http://www.insightyogainstitute.com/ http://www.naturalnews.com/025558_yoga_benefits_body.html Introduction There are many types of yoga that come with their own spiritual values. -Bhakti yoga involves the art of devotion or complete faith. -Karma yoga involves the art of devotion to work. -Ashtanga yoga involves the art of personal dicipline. -Hatha yoga involves the art of postures and mental focus. There are many poses from sitting to standing to inversions to bending. They all have their own values. The main difference between sitting and standing is that sitting has to deal with meditation and increased flexibility in the lower back. Standing focuses on your posture on the diversion of your weight. Inversions deal with the cobra pose and bow pose. Bending is the opposite; bending is used to restore energy. Yoga Yoga is known as the art of meditation, breathing, relaxation, and spirituality. Yoga helps increase your flexibility and strength as well as posture. The exact origin of yoga is not well confined but there are little pieces of how it started. For example, there are yoga poses carved in stones. Yoga started in the East and their primary goal was to focus on applying and understanding the world. As yoga developed, so did it's meaning. Now yoga is referred to as the focus of self-enlightenment. Yoga has its own insights to help the body. These include: 1. Heart- exercises help heal wounded or stressed hearts. 2. Mind- exercises help increase concentration, visualization, and awareness. 3. Circulation- exercises help improve blood transportation. 4. Muscles- exercises help develop healthier joint strength. 5. Energy- exercises help refine and renew strength and stamina. http://www.insightyogainstitute.com/ 5 Examples of Sutras (Spiritual Insights) Conclusion Yoga has many benefits regarding in its mental and physical stages. Mental Benefits: 1. Stress Reliever 2. Freeing Spirit 3. Sharpening Concentration Physical Benefits: 1. Increased Flexibility 2. Posture Correction 3. Improved Muscular/Skeletal Conditions One of the most famous postures is the cobra pose. The cobra pose is a great posture to relieve back pain and in the abdomen. Another pose is called the sun salutation. In this pose, strength and flexibility are greatly increased. The half lotus strengthens the back. Another pose is called the child pose where your body is relaxed. Yoga Postures Benefits By: Sayeh F. 4/17/13 Period 1 http://www.bikramyoga.com/BikramYoga/TwentySixPostures.php Works Cited Types of Yoga Yoga Poses Ever since we started this unit, I found a sense of enthusiasm in yoga. I've realized that this type of exercise has many benefits from mentally to physically. It can heal a wounded heat to repair a back pain. Even though we haven't found the exact origin of yoga, we know that it was started in the East. It has made its way around the world and it has helped many people. Its a stress reliever and a concentration helper. In conclusion, I am very glad that we had this unit on yoga. http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/fall05/levy/history.html http://www.yogapoint.com/info/typesofyoga.htm#B
Transcript: Chair Stand with feet together, toes forward, arms at sides Inhale and raise arms overhead, palms facing each other Exhale and sit back about 45 degrees, keeping knees behind toes Keep abs tight to support back, gaze forward Muscles: Lower Back Abdominals Thighs Glute Muscles Ankles Fourth Pose The Tree Pose Slightly put more weight on your left foot Slowly raise your right foot to your left inner thigh and breathe in Grab it with your right hand to secure the foot in on your thigh Find your balance and when you are ready raise your hands slowly above your head and put them together If you have trouble finding your balance try to focus on keeping your stomach firm and in the center of your body Muscles: Thighs Calves Ankles Spine Improved Balance Third Pose Motivation The main focus and motivation for these poses will be to lose weight by toning muscles while being relaxed. Crescent Stand with feet together, toes forward, and arms at sides Inhale and raise arms overhead, reaching fingertips toward ceiling Exhale, and bend forward from hips, bringing hands to floor Inhale, and as you exhale, step right leg back into a lunge (left knee bent about 90 degrees, knee over ankle, right leg extended and on ball of foot) Inhale and raise arms overhead, look forward Muscle: Abdominal Muscles Hips Thighs Erica Smith First Pose Yoga Presentation Second Pose
Transcript: Yog W/ Darius by: Darius Best Warm -Up For me warming up didnt seem as important at first but it essentially helps prepare you physical body warming up the muscles and impoving joint movement so were starting with some light stretches to start. Standing poses Go from standing equal pose Reach your hands up And come down into a foward bend Balancing poses Meditation
Transcript: Child's Pose Hold for 30 seconds Hold for 30 seconds both sides Garland Pose Half Lord of the Fishes Hold for 30 seconds Focus on your breathing Fish Pose Hold for 30 seconds on both sides Reclining Big Toe Pose Hold for 20 seconds on each side Yoga Presentation Hold for 30 seconds Namaste Hold for 30 seconds both sides Side Reclining Leg Lift Corpse Pose Hold for 30 seconds both sides Meditation Hold for 30 seconds Hold for 20 seconds Hold for 10 seconds Hold for 20 seconds Sphinx Pose Bharadjava's Twist Reclining Bound Angles Pose Extended Puppy Pose Lotus Pose Cow Face Pose
Transcript: retrieved from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25006926 Misconceptions of Yoga Finals, less stress An apple a day keeps the doctor away http://www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/video/yoga-rheumatoid-arthritis Health Benefits of Yoga YOGA Yoga and Religion What is Yoga, and the purpose of Yoga? Try yoga, Feel good. Lastly, http://www.merriam-webster.com/
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