The simplest application of yoga at home (breathing exercise):
-Lie on the floor in a “dead body” position. Put a bent blanket under your head. Spread your feet apart to fall to the side. Hold your hands with your palms up and place them relaxed next to your body.
– Keep your eyes closed. Keep your eyes on your chest. Relax. Follow the rhythm of slowing down your own breath. -Feel the entry and exit of breath from the body.
-Monitor the change in temperature in the surrounding air. Feel the air pass through your body.
-listen to the quiet sound of breathing. At the same time, pay attention to the difference between sighing and exhaling.
Yoga (Sanskrit meaning: joining and fitting into a whole) is an ancient Indian tradition. It means various exercises of mind and body. When yoga is applied in the form of therapy these exercises are adapted to the health condition of the patient. Regular yoga practice raises energy, helps to cure certain disorders. It improves the overall health of a person. The philosophy of yoga encompasses the entire human persistence (spiritual and physical). Yoga, however, can be separated from spiritual learning according to the wishes of the individual and used only to strengthen physical and mental health. The first representative of modern yoga in the early 1920s was the Indian Swami Kuvaladzanda in Bombay. Here, traditional yoga and modern medicine are combined. For decades after its founding, yoga spread to the whole of India and, to a lesser extent, to other parts of the world. Relaxation yoga techniques are used in the West today to treat stress and anxiety. Yoga exercises (asana, breathing, meditation and relaxation) are also becoming more important for many other health conditions (arthritis, heart problems, migraines, obesity, high blood pressure, pre-menstrual cycles in women). Breathing is a small process in the human body that controls both nervous systems (central and autonomic). Breathing is controlled automatically. People breathe without interruption and without thinking about the process. They can also consciously influence the breathing process which is an important connection between mind and body. Yoga exercises correct a bad way (rhythm) of breathing which has far-reaching consequences for health (asthma, anxiety).