Yoga is part of the old Indian spiritual practices. There are many types of yoga but all share a common purpose: the freedom from suffering through illumination. The definition of yoga would be the fusing of the individual soul with the universal soul through the harmonization of mind, body and spirit.
Some of the benefits of practicing yoga are the elimination of stress, the relief of psychic tensions, the stimulation of your intellect and an improved memory, strengthening of your immune system, the harmonization of your sexual life and an increases self-esteem. There are much more benefits but these are the main ones. If you choose to practice yoga you will enjoy better health, a spiritual self-development and much more self-control.
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Tae bo is a combination of aerobics, karate, boxing, ballet, and martial arts created by Billy Blanks. The name of Tae bo comes from the abbreviation of Total Awareness Excellent Body Obedience. You need to have perfect coordination and reaction times to practice this sport. Practicing it will also make you gain more coordination and spped of reaction. Tae bo should be practiced under the supervision of a Tae bo personal trainer for maximum results. Doing the exercises following an instructional DVD is hard.
Tae bo is a cardiovascular exercise, helping you burn around 500 calories per hour. Other benefits of Tae bo, besides weight loss, are: improved balance, coordination, mobility, flexibility and muscle endurance. Your bones will become tougher also. The mind becomes more balanced and Tae bo is a great way to get out of depression.
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If you don’t like going to the gym or aerobic classes, you can go to a dance class. Dance is a great way to combine movement, music and socializing. There are different dancing styles you can try out: tango, waltz, merengue, cha-cha, paso doble… You don’t need any special equipment. All you need is an appetite for life and relaxation. At first it can e a little tricky. But after you learnt he basic steps dancing will become a relaxing and fun activity.
Exercising by dancing your whole body will get developed in a harmonious way, bringing balance between the mind, body and soul. Dancing also reduces the effect of aging, helps improve your nervous, cardiovascular and respiratory system and helps you lose weight, or maintain your weight. Also your metabolism will start working properly, tiredness will disappear by miracle and you physical endurance and stress endurance will also get increased.