Yoga is an exercise which gives the necessary stress and strains to the body muscles and improves the blood circulation. The proper location for yoga is necessary to get the essence of its effect.
Avoid practising it in direct sunlight and after sun-bathing. Although ancient times with no pollution it was ideal place to practice in open environment but such places are rare to get or far away from our residential areas.
Also it generates hunger for the morning breakfast. So get up in the morning do visit bathroom and perform the morning activities, have your bath and with fresh mind do yoga.
Another time is early evening just before sunset. Well with change in lifestyle most of you must hardly find the time suitable for yoga. It's not hard and fast rule to do at these times only whatever time you find free during the day go for it. It is better to practice rather leaving it altogether with the earlier mentioned excuse.
Remember that you should not perform it within two to three hours after having eaten. Relax your body by performing it when you feel stiff, tense, tired or hyped-up.
Most of the people get excited and perform difficult positions of yoga it is recommended that you should do with things that you are comfortable at unnecessary body postures can cause problems. Just before going to bed go for prayer and don't practice yoga at this time. Do them in your free time during the day.
According to the experts, it is not restricted to few exercises that is one must not be content with performing few of exercises. There are different exercises which you must expertise gradually one by one. Whenever possible, mix and match the required elements of practice which will lead to improvement and enhancement in your spiritual growth and awareness.
Pranaynama is a must for successful meditation. Meditation can be performed at any time of day when you feel relaxed and free.
Again avoid meditation also within 2-3 hours of eating, the reason being you feel sleepy and the brain also asks for rest. You can opt for Yoga Nidra to get sleep this can useful for people who suffer from insomnia. Suitable time for it is after meals. Avoid doing it when you feel tired or sleepy.
Focus on your exercises always remembers the motive of whatever asana you are doing. Don't worry about your surrounding factors. Obey the instructions correctly.
Try to keep yourself away from any sort of burden. Do whatever you can do it is not necessary that you must imitate your yoga expert. Practice makes man perfect. Don't hurry through your exercises. Take your time and then go for next asana. It may seem silly telling you that always breathe in and out through nose but most of do breathe through mouth.
- Your mind should be prepared for the purpose that you are going to do. Practising it under the influence of alcohol or drugs is strictly condemned.
- Those with disabilities and severe pains consult your yoga teacher or doctor. It's not that if you smoke you are not eligible to do yoga does not put that compulsion.
- All other things like watches, spectacles should be kept aside. Women are advised to remove their ornaments and jewelry before practising.
Researchers now say that yoga is good for the cells in the endothelium, the inner lining of the arteries. It has proved to be useful in reducing the blood pressure, weight and pulse rate.
With the proper practice of yoga along with meditation helps not only build the spirit but also increases a sense of self-control. With yoga the body becomes more flexible and helps to relax the blood vessels.