Nowadays, the Yoga fever has gripped the world in such a way that everyone and his mother are running to the nearest Yoga ashrama, studio, center or institute to for Yoga training. But Yoga training is a broad term and embraces many practices.
To start with we will have to understand the different styles and types of Yoga prevalent in the world today. Basically these include:
Then you have more some called:
All these forms and styles of Yoga have something unique to offer. Actually it doesn't matter which one you belong to or practise, so long as you are practising something. Fact of the matter is, it doesn't even matter if you belong to the wrong Yoga style right now. Sooner or later you will realize it and find the style that suits you. The point is Yoga training. If you've got the Yoga training right, the right Yoga training right - its money and more importantly - time well spent.
Yoga training has to do with development of each individual under the guidance of an experienced master. This is the most important part, inculcating values and bringing out the best from a person, in a bid to make that individual realize himself / herself.
This is why right Yoga training is so important. For this it is important to find the right Yoga master.
So, how do you go about finding the right Yoga master? Never mind, don't break your head over it, you never will. Try as you might, you won't. My suggestion is let your heart decide; leave it to your heart. It doesn't matter how many mistakes you make along the way, how many wrong - so-called - Yoga instructors and teachers you've encountered along the way. The point is how earnest and sincere you are.
Yoga helps to improve the flexibility of the body. Yoga also helps to improve concentration as well as important functions such as blood circulation. These are all improvements that would benefit anyone who wishes to take part in sports. Exercise for sports helps to build up muscle power and fitness as well. Fitness for sports is of great importance as it helps to maintain a level of energy usage for the individual. One can use yoga for sports training as a part of the training routine. This part will help the individual develop improved flexibility which will reduce the chances of injury while improving sporting performance.