Flow Yoga is also known as Vinyasa and refers to a type of yoga that follows a series of asanas (postures) that come together to form a smooth “flow” or pattern. Each position that is held by the body is connected to the rhythmic breathing and this can help create energy and strength in the body. Flow Yoga is very popular across the world, especially in the western region.
In fact, in recent times it has been observed that several rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, trauma and feeding programs offer residential disorder Flow Yoga as part of their treatment program. Yoga Flow can perform effectively when proper breathing techniques are incorporated. Deep breathing exercises can help you relax.
Benefits of Flow Yoga
Other benefits associated with flow yoga are stress reduction, increased strength, improved self-esteem, relaxation, increased flexibility, improved coordination, reduced injuries and illnesses, increased strength, improves blood circulation, healthy organs, decreased anxiety, physical pain reduction, the best quality of sleep and weight loss. Flow Yoga is also known to have helped in the treatment of alcohol and drug abuse. Therefore, it is safe to say that this form of yoga can lead to several positive changes in the health of a person.
Flow Yoga can be challenging, but fun to make. Below is an example of Yoga Flow, showing the transition between the different yoga positions:
- Start with the Tadasana (Mountain Pose), which is the basic osition pose, where it should be as straight, erect and firm as a mountain (the priest and the toes should touch), not moving.
- Inhale and join your hands in front of you.
- Exhale air until all except a little out of the lungs. After the transition roll the wrists to a section of the right wrist.
- Inhale deeply and stretch your arms up, tilting the pelvis forward a little.
- As you exhale, bring out a forward bend, entering smooth boundary, while doing so.
- Inhale and step to the left or right foot back.
- Exhale and move in the downward dog pose
- Inhale and move the plank pose
- Exhale and move to the tip Eight Pose
- Inhale up and move upward in the Cobra Pose
- Exhale and return to the downward dog pose
- Inhale and step your left leg forward
- Exhale and straighten the left leg
- Inhale and between the Warrior 3 Pose
- Exhale and move to the position of the tree
- Inhale and move to the warrior pose
- Finally, exhale and stand tall, to the mountain pose