Interesting study, and maybe the deciding factor for me in moving yoga from the "should do this" column to "doing this".
Now I need to figure out which type of yoga to do. The Y I belong to offers no less than 5 different types: Fitness Yoga, Power Yoga, Vini Yoga, Gentle Hatha Yoga, and plain old vanilla Yoga! Anyone have any idea what the differences are?
Update: Found this on the YMCA web site...
Hatha Yoga: One of the main branches of yoga. The focus in this class is increasing strength and flexibility through the practices of different postures. This is the best for first time yoga students.
Power Yoga: Re-energize yourself during the lunch hour with a vigorous, continuously flowing form of yoga that increases
your bodies’ daily performance through a series of connecting postures.
Vini Yoga: A traditional style of yoga. This class will include physical postures with the aim to increase or maintain both
strength and flexibility. Relaxation exercise is incorporated to encourage deep relaxation.
Edited by: LKG9999 at: 9/10/2009 (12:24)
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