Yoga — also known as Yoke — is not just one practice. There are many different forms of yoga, each with their own benefits and differences. The benefits of yoga also vary depending on which type you choose.
These are some of the most popular forms of yoga.
- Hot yoga. Hot yoga can be done with any of the following forms of yoga, the main difference being that it’s done at a high temperature. This helps you to sweat out toxins.
Yin yoga. Yin yoga is a slower form of yoga that is great for helping to relieve pain.
Vinyasa yoga. Sometimes referred to as flow yoga, vinyasa is a form of yoga that strings different postures together in fluid motions.
Bikram yoga. Bikram yoga is a form of hot yoga developed by Bikram Choudhury.
Nude yoga. Any type of yoga can be done nude!
Kundalini yoga. Kundalini yoga is developed to activate the body’s latent kundalini energy.
Hatha yoga. Hatha means power in Sanskrit, and as such hatha yoga is an intense and powerful form of yoga.
- Ashtanga yoga. Ashtanga yoga is a highly dynamic and physically intense form of yoga that’s good for exercise.
There are many different types of yoga. Combining them and practicing different forms is the best way to develop a complete practice.