Access the health and happiness within an ancient yet a little known for yoga practices from around the world to tap to their healing power of nature. As the Tudor’s were as inspires about what she calls about the Mayan yoga – A tradition she has learned from her teacher Miguel Angel Vergara Calleros, in Yucatan Mexica.
“In every way, the Mayan yoga is linked to what we westerners consider yoga”. says Tudor. “The words are maybe a different, but Mayan yoga to all of the levels of a person through the mantra, Sudra, breath, poses, and stories”.
For the starters, the elements can be related to the Charades. For example:- If you are feeling so grounded, your root Chandra or the earth energy is within you may have been blocked.
The Nature Of Yoga
The Nature Of Yoga is more than just a practice of Asama (physical postures). Yoga is an system of practicing dealing with an physical,
emotional, mental, and spiritual well being. The Nature of yoga is as simple as abundant and rich. Gaining a better understanding of the nature of yoga means gaining a better understanding of your self. Peace is our very nature yoga leads to inner space. To remain healthy we need to follow the rules of nature.
The Relationship Of Nature And Yoga
Our internal nature is also a type of nature, by focusing on the body, breath, and mind we can reach a higher level of mindfulness. Yoga is the spiritually a sense of interconnection or oneness of the ultimate goal. The yoga practice such as a perfect complement to spending much more time outside. Yoga and Nature are both can become reconnected to ourselves.
The Five Elements
The five elements in philosophy as springing a forth from the same roots of yoga are earth, water, fire, air, ether(light, life, consciousness, space) while the elements are themselves, what they can be represented vary from culture to culture. Earth Element, Water Element, Fire Element, Air Element, Ether Element.
1. The Earth (Prithvi) Element
The body refers to our connection with the earth. Many times in our lives may become too “lofty” in our thoughts and need to come down. The Earth element is the main principle of stability. Earth is sometimes called (“Humid fully manifested”) The Earth element is so solid, gross, hard, and dense. The Earth element gives a much more form of shape, structure, and strength.
2. The Water (Apah, Jala) Element
The body refers to the water that flows to our veins and the circulatory system in the body. Health is the only possible as the water element that will be remains and flow in the body. The water elements contains the qualities liquidity and fluidity. The Water will imparts more on thevital quality of binding. The water element is the main principle of cohesion.
3. The Fire (Agni) Element
The body refers to the internal warm of heat that is generated to a certain postures, especially in standing postures. The fire element is to generate heat, power and resolve. In our practice the fire is experienced as intensity and abundance. Water will held up in while we were growing in the womb and protecting us and to help to transport nutrient to us. The air element performs the movements as whenever it causes friction and leads to the formation of fire.
4. The Air (Vayu) Element
The body refers to both the breath and creating space in a body. The breath is the main basics of all yoga, since without breath; yoga (or life, for that matter). The pace of the breath regulates the speed of the movement. The Air Element is related to the movement of sense or constant motion. The qualities of the air element include sensitivity, motion, cool and subtle presence.
5. The Ether (Akasha) Element
The qualities of the ether element include the light, subtle, and immeasurable and to be related to actions such as expansion and non-resistance. It feels like stillness, freedom, and awareness.