Yoga is a means of relaxing the body. It involves physical workouts, meditation and breathing exercises that together works to restore energy and relaxation. Element yoga for Energy and Relaxation is the easiest solution for a healthier body and relaxed mind.
The Yoga DVD for Energy and Relaxation is made in two parts, one for energy release, and the other for relaxation. This workout program is sequenced by the yoga instructor Tamal Dodge. The workouts are suitable for those who have reached the intermediate level and also for beginners who have some experience about postures.
The Yoga DVD starts with the Yoga for Energy which is the shorter session that runs for 32 minutes. This session is spread in 3 parts of warm up, actual workout session and the cooling down part. The workout session here is to revitalize the body to build the stamina using various postures that are meant to improve the nervous system functioning. This stimulating sequences of workouts help reduce the fatigue thereby increases the productivity of the person. The body will be energized and the mind seems to be alert.
The yoga for relaxation session is lengthier and lasts for about 40 minutes. This session is for relaxation, muscle soothing and restorative. The various postures adapted will help in releasing tension from the muscles and increasing the flexibility. The postures are calming and the sequences are easy to flow. Relaxation session starts with stretching and goes through many postures that need more flexibility. The postures are at slow pace and each posture is hold on to for a longer period than normal. This might be difficult for many to do but not difficult also. The last session is lying on the back in the Corpse pose for 3 minutes.
The yoga DVD for energy does not show any modifications but the user may change or prolong the postures and methods according to his comfort level. The instructions and clear with calming demeanor. Many have found the Energy session challenging but yet simple enough. The instructor urges not to push the body to do postures that do not sit well, instead asks to go with the flow and do as much as the body allows. With time, the body will itself adapt with each sequence. After all the aim is to relax the body and not to tire it. Many have found that the entire 70 minutes of this Yoga DVD is an asset for those who have difficulty falling asleep. They are now able to have peaceful sleep after the workouts. Truly relaxing is what the end result.