YIN AND IYENGER YOGA FOR MUSCLES AND JOINTS…

Yin Yoga is a yoga for the joints that stretches the connective tissue. It is a very distinctive style of Chinese yoga which some believe is the oldest forms of hatha yoga.

Yang exercises work your heart and muscles and the exercises are floor-based. Lying down can immediately relax your body and unlike other yogas you hold your posture for up to ten minutes. It has been said to feel like ‘peeling off layers of tension’.

More details can be found on http://www.triyoga.co.uk

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Iyenger Yoga is perfect for people who feel ‘stiff’. It’s the safest and most effective way to stretch your whole body and improve your flexibility.

It’s characterized by great attention to detail and precise focus on body alignment with the use of ‘props’, such as cushions, benches, blocks and even sand bags.

There are more than 200 deep poses, which you work towards holding for up to two minutes which makes it great for lengthening your muscle.

They say it is a perfect type of yoga if you’ve got a muscular or joint injury.

More details can be found on http://www.iyengaryoga.org.uk

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