10 Popular Types of Yoga You Need to Know

10 loại Yoga phổ biến mà bạn nên biết

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One of the popular types of Yoga

First we need to understand what is Yoga? Why are there so many types of Yoga? Yoga is a science and method of physical and mental training synthesized and recorded from many different sources and methods.

Because of this, Yoga has many different types to meet the training needs of diverse practitioners. But not everyone knows which type of yoga is right for them. In this article, we will learn about the 10 most popular types of yoga, explore together and choose the type of yoga that suits each person's needs and goals!

Hatha Yoga

Loại Hatha Yoga bạn cần biết
Hatha Yoga Style

If you look at the schedule of Yoga classes, you will most likely come across Hatha Yoga. Hatha Yoga can be considered as the oldest and most traditional Yoga method of Yoga.

It uses postures, breathing, and meditation techniques to create balance and harmony in your body and mind. The poses are designed to tone, strengthen, and align the body. The breath is directly tied to the energy in the body and serves as a bridge between mind, body, and spirit. Finally, meditation uses techniques to work towards the purification and stillness of the mind.

Hatha Yoga is suitable for everyone, including those who are just getting started, those who want to reduce stress, improve flexibility and body, and those who want to improve their breathing and overall health.

At Nguyen Yoga, there is a Classic Yoga class, designed and created based on the style of Hatha Yoga, helping you master the foundation of Yoga. You can refer to the information here.

Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga style movements

This form of practice involves a sequence of yoga movements performed continuously, combined with breathing to create a continuous sequence of movements.

There are also classes at Nguyen Yoga Modern Yoga In the Vinyasa style, the class usually begins with stretches and focuses on warming up the muscles and breathing properly. Then, the class will move on to yoga sequences.

If you are new or looking for a challenge, Vinyasa is the perfect place to start, especially if you love to move, this style is for you.

Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga consists of 6 sequences of Yoga poses performed in a specific order and categorized by difficulty from simple to complex. Each sequence includes signature movements, from standing, sitting, rotating and working to the abs, they focus on a different area of the body, helping to improve flexibility, strength, and flexibility. control of the body.

Ashtanga Yoga is suitable for those who have yoga experience and want to challenge themselves. The movements are performed continuously and require quick and precise movements.

Power Yoga

Power Yoga is a very athletic style of yoga and can be considered a fitness-based Vinyasa practice. Teachers create their own sequences designed to ignite internal energy, increase stamina, strength, and flexibility while reducing stress.

Yoga Power may be suitable for those who want to burn a lot of calories or like to exercise, especially practitioners need to be able to adjust the movements to suit their abilities, but also need to be able to perform them. movements with momentum and agility.

Basic Yoga (Beginner Yoga) / Gentle Yoga

Gentle Yoga is a gentle form of Yoga that focuses on gentle and relaxing movements. In Gentle Yoga, you'll do basic and easier yoga poses, like neck twists, back bends, and leg stretches. Besides breathing and concentration are also very important in Gentle Yoga, helping the mind become quieter and more focused.

Gentle Yoga is suitable for those who want to practice Yoga gently, without stressing the body and suitable for people with weak health, prone to pain, or people of advanced age.

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga is a form of Yoga that focuses on maintaining static postures for long periods of time, usually 3 to 5 minutes (or more). These poses are usually sitting or lying postures and are performed in a quiet and still atmosphere.

Yin Yoga is suitable for everyone, especially those who have to sit a lot or have little activity, are stressed or tired from working long hours or under pressure from daily life.

Inside Flow Yoga

Inside Flow is a modern and unique style of Yoga, combining Yoga and music. With music in the background, Inside Flow focuses on seamless and shifting Yoga movements, helping to connect mind and body, promoting health and flexibility.

Inside Flow is suitable for those looking for a creative and energetic yoga style. It is suitable for people who love music and want to combine Yoga with music to create an enjoyable experience. It is also suitable for those who practice yoga on a moderate to advanced level, because Inside Flow requires flexibility and balance.

Therapy Yoga

Yoga Therapy is a yoga treatment that focuses on restoring health and balance in both mind and body.

Yoga therapy is suitable for people with diseases related to bones, joints, spine, respiratory, digestive, cardiovascular, psychological disorders and other pathologies. It is also suitable for those looking for a natural approach to improving their health.

Sivananda Yoga

Sivananda Yoga is a Yoga system based on 5 basic principles: Right posture, right breathing, right relaxation, right eating and positive thinking. Features of Sivananda Yoga include basic postures, slow and steady breathing, and relaxation and concentration exercises. Most Sivananda Yoga classes consist of a sequence of yoga poses performed in a certain order, ending with a time of lying on your back and relaxing at the end of the session.

Sivananda Yoga is a form of yoga open to everyone, with no prior experience required. It is suitable for those who want to practice to improve health, reduce stress, enhance concentration and mental balance. The system can also be applied to people with injuries or limited flexibility.

Some other less popular types of Yoga

There are also many other types of Yoga around the world, you can learn more about other types of Yoga to find out which type of Yoga is more suitable for you such as: Back Bend, Hip Opening, Restorative, Yoga for Gourds. Prenatal Yoga)… to enjoy those benefits and experience a healthier life.

Nguyen hopes that the above sharing will be effective for your pursuit of Yoga and help you make the right choice in practice! In addition, Nguyen has many posts about Yoga and Health. Everyone please support and look forward to Nguyen in the near future!




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