Yoga Special Series: Asana Vs Exercise
Do you, like many others, believe that asana is merely an exercise for the body? Or is it just another way to lose that extra fat from the body? Usually we join yoga classes so that we may improve our flexibility and build muscles. However, asana is much more than a mere exercise; they both have their own purposes. By understanding the advantages and disadvantages, we can easily determine which of the two is more beneficial for both, the body and the mind. Listen to this excerpt from the talk given on International Yoga Day (Delhi, 2015) by revered master Anandmurti Gurumaa.