Certain people are attracted to certain styles of yoga for various reasons. Just as the color of your yoga mat can affect your practice, your favorite yoga style might say something about your personality.
The following is a fun, light-hearted list of yoga styles, and the personalities they attract.
This style of yoga is for those in need of some serious power relaxing, and not ashamed to admit it. For restorative yoga lovers, there is no guilt in shutting out the world with a lavender eye pillow and kicking back on a fluffy pile of blankets for an hour.
Active styles of yoga, such as power yoga, vinyasa yoga, Ashtanga yoga, attract the spirited sorts who are looking to improve athletically, and stretch their acrobatic skills.
Yoga in this category is seriously physical, but this is not to say there is no spiritual element to it. People who gravitate toward strength-oriented yoga classes often find spiritual inspiration through physical challenges. (more…)
Kundalini yoga is a mysterious form of yoga that often gets misrepresented because of the inconsistent information that surrounds this spiritual practice.
Even though it is one of the oldest styles of yoga, Kundalini Yoga was never taught publicly until 1969 when Yogi Bhajan first brought the Kundalini practice to the United States. Today, Kundalini Yoga is practiced all over this country and throughout the world.
What is Kundalini Yoga?
Kundalini yoga’s mission is to awaken the dormant energy that resides in you. Tapping in to the body’s seven chakras, or energy portals, Kundalini combines its trademark, fire of breath with kriyas, or quick sequential movements, all with the intention of releasing the Kundalini energy within you. (more…)