Yoga History Guide

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Kevin Sparrow Yoga 1 T-th pm Ms. Sledge YOGA History Guide 1. The word yoga means? TO yoke or bind, union or a method of discipline 2. What are the phases of a yoga class? Warm up, work, cool down 3. Where did yoga originate? India 4. When did yoga originate? 5000 years ago 5. Who translated yoga sutra in to a useable form? Patanjali 6. What are the eight limbs of yoga? yamas (restraints), niyamas (observances), asana (postures), pranayama (breathing), pratyahara (withdrawal of senses), dharana (concentration), dhyani (meditation), and samadhi (absorption). 7. Describe the five yamas. 1- Ahisma-Compassion for all living things 2- Satya-Commitment to truthfulness 3- Asteya-Non stealing 4-…show more content…
Describe the five niyamas 1- Sauca-Purity (remaining clean) 2- Santosa-Contentment (Be content with what we have 3- Tapas- Disciplined use of our energy 4- Svadhyaya-Self Study 5- Isvaraprandidhana-Celebration of spiritual 9. Identify and describe the eight limbs of yoga. 1-Yama- universal mortality 2-Niyama-Personal observances 3-Asanas-body postures 4-Pranayama-Breathing exercises and control of prana 5-Pratyahara-Control of the senses 6-Dharana-Concentration andcultivating inner perceptual awareness 7- Dhyana-Devotion, meditation on the divine 8- Samadhi: Union with the Divine 10. Yoga is only one of how many of India’s great ancient philosophies? 6 11. Describe how Yoga is separate from religion? Yoga has no deity to worship. Yoga has no worship services to attend. Yoga has no rituals to perform. Yoga has no sacred icons. Yoga has no creed or formal statement of religious belief. Yoga has no requirement for a confession of faith. Yoga has no ordained clergy or priests to lead religious

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