Yoga. A practice for Life.
Yoga, a Sanskrit word is difficult to translate fully, the literal meaning is translated as "yoke" and it is generally interpreted can be thought of as a practice or path that can lead to the perfection of "stillness" both physically and mentally.
In essence, yoga involves the practice of physical asanas (postures) and pranayama (breath control) to create pratyahara (sense withdrawal) through increase dharana (concentration). The increase concentration forms the foundation for dhyana (meditation) to achieve samadhi (state of inner joy/peace) during the practice. Through this, it cultivates niyama (self awareness) in daily living and the adoption off yama (ethical principles).
Interestingly, for the first time in recent years, the scientific and medical community has awaken to the potential health benefits that this ancient practice might have on modern day medical conditions - including cancer.
The visions of YogaSeeker:
1) Provide information & reviews on the latest scientific and clinical studies trends involving yoga and breast cancer
2) Provide summary of what yoga is and a review of the current major schools
3) Provide information & reviews on where you can practice yoga in the UK & suitable yoga DVDs for home practice.
4) Provide yogis with spiritual inclinations to explore the links between Buddhism & yoga