The term Yog is a Sanskrit word that means “union” or “to join together”. Yoga refers to the union of body, mind, spirit, and soul. Yoga helps the mind become stronger by connecting the mind with the self or the soul – atma.
Ayu or life encompasses the body, senses, mind, and spirit.
Ayurveda is an art and science of healing; a complete medicine that cares for the physical body, emotions, and mind. It focuses on prevention and emphasizes on longevity, vitality, and perseverance and provides tools and methods for body purification or cleanse.
Learning the best practices from both Ayurveda and Yoga. Ayurvedic practices (such as massage and detoxification) in conjunction with Yoga can help to move and remove the toxins from the body.
Yoga is combining body, prana (life force), mind and consciousness. Asana is the external medicine of Yoga.
Yoga helps to draw all senses inward which assist in the expansion of the mind.
From an Ayurvedic standpoint, asanas and Pranayam’s can be chosen to suit each of the body types. In Ayurveda, three primary body types or three dosha’s (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) are mentioned. Each of them has a unique need to keep the body in balance.