Power yoga incorporates the athleticism of ashtanga including lots of vinyasas (series of poses done in sequence) but gives each teacher the flexibility to teach any poses in any order, making every class different, with its emphases on strength and flexibility, power yoga brought yoga into the gyms of America as people began to see yoga as a way to work out!
It seems like everyone is doing yoga these days and for good reason. The activity has many important healthy benefits including fighting, off stress, building muscle and improving flexibility, boosting immunity and more.
In addition to these benefits many people also like to use yoga as a source of exercise in an effort to lose weight or get fit. However, there are many types of yoga and some are better for their mental benefit rather than as a workout!
Power yoga is a great way to combine the mental, physical and spiritual benefits of yoga with high intensity, calories burning exercise. Power yoga strengthens your body, increase flexibility and promotes stamina and weight loss as well as improving posture and balance. Power yoga is customized yoga style influenced by aerobic exercise. It regularly varies poses so that the body is always experiencing something new. It also improves circulation and the immune system, is good for your heart and strengthens your bones, muscle and joint! Mental benefits can improve concentration and decreased stress. To get the full benefit of a power yoga.