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There are many cultures that have an influence on the yoga that we practice today. Most come from Buddhism and Buddhism. Today many people from all over the world include yoga in their everyday practice. Yoga is defined as the disciplining of self to increase the physical, spiritual, and mental for the well-being of an individual. Hatha yoga and Ashtanga yoga are very similar in a way, but different in another.

Hatha Yoga

It is said that Hatha yoga was created in the fifteenth century of the Hinduism philosophy. This form of yoga is also one of the oldest forms of yoga. Hatha yoga is based on pranayama and asanas (poses). This is known as Shatkarma, or breathing techniques. Hatha yoga focuses on breathing to increase flow in the prana. Prana is a Sanskrit term that means life energy or force, and is also a similar to the concept of chi.

The goal of practicing Hatha yoga is to become completely relaxed both mentally and physically to bring perfect balance between the mind, body and soul. Read the rest of this entry

Zumba Gold for Seniors

 Senior citizens are starting to consider alternative options to stay fit. Whether it’s popping in a DVD set or asking their grandchildren for some help setting up their exercise routine on the Wii, there are low impact options for those who are 65 years old and up!

Zumba Fitness Gold

The Zumba Fitness Gold is one of the hottest trends among seniors who are trying to stay in shape. The multi-DVD set includes a variety of features and capabilities that allow senior citizens to start grooving with the kids. Zumba Fitness Gold brings senior citizens to the dance party, which serves as a perfect complement to Zumba Dance Fitness. Read the rest of this entry