The practice of yoga was developed by an Indian Hindu by the name of Patanjali way back in the year 300. Personally I believe any effort with the intention to try bring Yoga back to its proper perspective is much needed in this era of material ignorance. Yoga teaches that controlling your breathing can help you control your body and quiet your mind. Yoga is a form of exercise that can be enjoyed from childhood to your advanced years. Yoga For Beginners: Poses for Strength, Flexibility and Relaxation with Kanta Barrios gets an AAAAA+++++. It’s better to start with a class to learn the poses and breathing techniques correctly. Therefore, to say Yoga did not originate in Hinduism is a feeble play on words.
Go and ask Christians,Jews,Muslims,Sikhs,Buddhist,jains,parsi do they consider Vedas,Upanishads,Bhagavad Gita,yoga sutra of patanjali,shiva samhita as religious text their answer will be NO.These are all hindu religious text,so each and every word written in it belong to hindu religion.Hatha yoga is given to us by shiva and yoga as a way of life is given to us by Krishna in bhagavad gita.
It is like using and liking I phone but hiding the apple branding on the back of your phone because you are prejudice against apple product In lay man term why do we do yoga, meditation bcoz we think there is a god inside oneself and by yoga we connect to that god.
Hatha Yoga Pradipika another one,in both these book shiva is considered as the first yogi, both pay respect to shiva for teaching hatha yoga to ancient india yoga in physical form was mostly done by hardcore shiva devotee. Yoga is believed to reduce pain by helping the brain’s pain center regulate the gate-controlling mechanism located in the spinal cord and the secretion of natural painkillers in the body. I am very new to yoga and find most classes and series are over-the-top for me.. too much too soon and not a good fit with some limitations I have. Its realy very astonished talk ; yoga is too old and contain in present and future all quality within. No specific qualifications are required to teach yoga in the UK. However, it is generally accepted that teachers need to be insured and have a teaching certificate and accreditation from a yoga association.
A few centuries after Patanjali, yoga masters created a system of practices designed to rejuvenate the body and prolong life. Yoga teaches and rests in the priciple that power lies inside us we need to identify and awaken it same does says Hinutva. The great thing about modified yoga classes, is that you will find, there are many gentle stretches that you can do to stretch your hip and legs. Hatha yoga was given to us by lord shiva.please read the story of sage matsyendranath Matsyendrasana is dedicated to it. Sure, the exact label Hinduism” is of more recent origin, but it is the term available to us today to describes the same old belief system in which Yoga originated. Sophia – Name calling and/or putting people down is not tolerated on this website.