Power Yoga is a break from the low-intensity rhythm of traditional yoga; it is yoga injected with a super dose of energy. Power yoga is a derivative of Ashtanga yoga using a more creative sequences and series of poses. The Power Yoga series emphasizes on two main points; holding the poses longer and practicing the poses in a rhythmic pace while synchronizing breathing techniques to each movement. Power yoga series are known to burn calories, build lean muscle mass, reduce fat and increase the BMR (basal metabolic rate). That’s why this type of yoga is considered to be one of the best tools for weight loss. This practice makes you strong, leaving you with great flexibility, strength and stamina for your day to day activities. There is a specific warm up concentrating on group of muscles preparing for a high-intensity workout. Partner stretches are also the part of power yoga session which helps in getting more flexibility where body passively works. Power yoga sessions are at Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced levels. How fast you move from one level to the next depends on your fitness and flexibility levels.
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