Learn About The Most Popular Yoga Types In The World (Part 3)

Jivamukti Yoga

Jivamukti Yoga is arguably the most practiced type of yoga among celebrities. This type of Yoga is practiced based on all 3 elements including physical, moral and spiritual.

Jivamukti Yoga followers are often advocates or activists in areas such as the protection of animal rights, veganism, environmentalism and social activities and are based on five main principles including Shastra (scriptures), Bhakti (devotion to God), Ahisa (nonviolence without harm), Nāda (listening to the soul, chanting), and Dhyana (meditation)

Founded in 1984 by Sharon Ganon and David Life. Jivamukti Yoga is a combination of Vinyasa Yoga’s styles and sequences accompanied by chanting, meditation, deep relaxation and breathing techniques (pranayama).

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga is a slow and gentle way of practicing Yoga developed by Mr. Paulie Zink – Yoga teacher and martial arts expert. With this type of Yoga, postures are kept from 45 seconds to 2 minutes. Experts believe that this time period will put pressure on connective tissue, increase flexibility, increase circulation and respiratory system. Keeping a posture for a long time requires the practitioner to have perseverance and high will, focusing on the breath similar to the way of meditation.

Yin yoga is often practiced in a heated room to help your muscles become more elastic – an important condition to keep the body flexible for long periods of time.

Restorative Yoga

As its name suggests, Restorative Yoga promotes the body’s healing process, helping the body rejuvenate and relax. Unlike a series of continuous movements of many other types of Yoga, Restorative Yoga usually focuses on only five or six postures. Each posture is often supported with virtues such as pillows, practice bands, blankets, etc. to help you complete the postures without excessive stress.

If you are struggling with insomnia, anxiety, or stress-related illness, Restorative Yoga is right for you.

Prenatal Yoga

A special type of Yoga for pregnant women or women who are about to get pregnant / giving birth, etc. With safe movements and breathing skills, focusing completely on the pelvis, legs and lower back, Prospective mothers will definitely love Prenatal Yoga because it helps improve the flexibility of the muscles supporting the belly to grow.