The coronavirus epidemic has put a pause on the normal events of life. This time it has laid its claws on the International Yoga Day. Today, on 21 June 2020, International Yoga Day is being celebrated all over the world. Every year significant events take place on 21 June, where a large number of people come together to address the various benefits of yoga and its effect on health.
This time, due to the coronavirus, no big events are being organized, keeping in mind the concept of social distancing. The United Nations has also held the theme of International Yoga Day 2020 with this in mind. Let us tell you some extraordinary things about International Yoga Day.
What is the theme of International Yoga Day 2020 this time?
International Yoga Day 2020 is being celebrated all over the world today, 21 June 2020. This year the theme of International Day of Yoga has been kept “Social Distancing”, after much deliberation by the United Nations due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Social distancing is critical to surviving the coronavirus. That is why the theme of International Yoga Day 2020 – “Yoga For Health – Yoga From Home” by the United Nations has been kept. It is also essential for people to follow this theme to help prevent coronavirus infection, and the subject of International Yoga Day will also prove to be meaningful.
Embrace the art of Yoga: Learning and teaching of age-old practice
The world is moving fast pace but there are few age-old spiritual and fitness practices people are embracing worldwide now. Yoga has fast picked up in the fitness world attracting people across globe to practice the yogic lifestyle for that inward journey and learn about its benefits. Not just that, many are taking up training in the form to be teachers to take it forward with alignment of mind and body. A certified training course also helps in knowing the deeper understanding of yoga beyond fitness with balance of body, mind and spirit and also helps in guiding the students.
Deeper study in the form helps with advanced poses, helps perform with greater precision and sophistication. It’s important to understand each phase and posture brings something of the person with asana study, learner is well informed by the alignment, physiology and anatomy which helps one in preparing to attain the knowledge required for every sequence created.
In all asana work, you will learn how to explore the healing potential of yoga to address many issues like back pain, menstruation, anxiety, and high blood pressure, to name a few.
With yoga, you can find body awareness, it helps in better movement as it makes one mindful through life and keeps them from getting injured. There is an undiscovered strength in your body that would be discovered during training and which would be passed on the students as yoga tests ones will, focus, postures and also skill them emotionally and mentally, it can be seen especially through speaking abilities which would be generated over the training.
Yoga training also is a time when you bond with peers on all spheres, each person embracing this form brings something with them.
One may start noticing the thought patterns during practice of asana, meditation helps tune mental tracts of a person. There will be clearer understanding of how the mind functions. The mind transformation is beyond anything that one embraces during the learning and teaching.
Teach Yoga to People
Teaching yoga also helps one learn communication. This comes through teaching overtime, it helps one express what and how they want to express. The ability to translate feelings and thoughts effectively to others with a peaceful mind is the greatest learning taken and given in this practice.
In addition, diving deeply in the form, one would understand the physical aspects of yoga and expand their mind with yoga meditation, mudra, philosophy, bandhas, different asanas, kriya, and pranayama. One may also learn all the psychological and therapeutic applications of the beautiful practices at the helm of nature’s beauty from Yoga gurus.
The goal of Yoga teaching is also that one becomes well-versed with the teaching ethics to build that positive student teacher relationship a bond which feels beautiful and is for one to experience.
One may give time in meditation, study the role of self-development. It’s fascinating ways which impacts minds and helps share the sacred practices with people worldwide as you would be equipped with certification once all the deeper forms are embraced by you and that would be the best gift you may pass on to people around.