Outside of India, Yoga for men's health is a new concept, but medical and scientific studies are breaking new ground with results, which...
Most American yoga is referred to as Hatha yoga. It consists of a series of several hundred different poses (called asana) and a dozen types of controlled breathing (called pranayama). Most Hatha classes also introduce some meditation in class. Other forms of yoga go beyond these basic activities to include moral and ethical guidelines.
Even though yoga was "invented" and practiced by men for 1000's of years nowadays it has a huge female following. There is really no mystery why- women need the benefits that yoga can bring.
Having a yoga instructor can really help to boost your yoga practice. They will demonstrate the asanas (postures) so you can really see what you need to be doing and they will help you by watching what you do and making small corrections to keep your body aligned and safe. However Yoga is a wonderful tool for stress management that you can learn on your own with the help of a DVD or book.
Hatha Yoga practice will allow your body to vent anger. Whether you practice a Restorative Yoga style that holds postures, or you practice a flowing Vinyasa Yoga style - the unhealthy negative feelings of anger, and its side effects, can be released from your body within a Yoga class.
How can Yoga be a cure for everything? Can Yoga really help prevent depression? Let's take a look at some solutions for depression and see how Yoga can be useful.