Astrology is a wonderful system that can be paired perfectly with your yoga practice. It’s safe to assume that most of us know what our astrological sun sign is. Each astrological sign represents a part of the body and organs; therefore we can create a yoga practice that focuses on the corresponding body parts and functions that best signifies your astrological sun sign.
As Aries is one of the fire signs, Hot yoga is suitable for these people. Hot yoga is associated with Bikram Yoga. Hot Yoga typically leads to profuse sweating which in turn detoxifies the body. This yoga is performed in hot and humid condition.
Known for being reliable, practical, ambitious and sensual. The best yoga for them is Restorative Yoga. It is the centering of your breath and body-aligning the physical and mental by practicing stillness or gentle movement for extended periods of time.
Gemini individuals love to interact with others, and are found to be very sociable people. Try poses like the Plow and Half Shoulder Stand to loosen your shoulders (where you carry your tension) and help you sleep. You can also calm your distracted mind with seated forward bends. Try practicing on the grass to ground yourself.
Cancers are sensitive, emotional, harmonious, dedicated yet fixed. Go with feminine Hatha-style moves like the Half Moon and Cobra. Avoid stricter, more angular styles like Iyengar.
Kundalini Yoga is about raising up the spiritual energy or life force located at the base of spine. Kundalini yoga is supposed to arouse the sleeping Kundalini Shakti from its coiled base through the 6 chakras. This one suits Leos as they always need to raise their vibrations.
Virgo is also a meticulous perfectionist. Most Virgo-born natives are sincere and caring to the fault – towards their families, friends and loved ones. Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with poses, or asanas, that are held for longer periods of time—five minutes or more per pose is typical.
Libras are generally very calm, gentle and peaceful. Hata Yoga is their style. It is a classical and holistic approach to Hatha Yoga that stretches and tones the whole body. This style of yoga has not been modified or watered down.
the Scorpions are strong, commanding, intense, passionate and zealous. Vinyas Yoga is best suited for them. This style is sometimes also called flow yoga, because of the smooth way that the poses run together and become like a dance.
Another Fire sign, These people re very courageous and optimistic. a vigorous, fitness-based approach to vinyasa-style yoga suits them. Though many consider it to be “gym yoga,” this style of practice was originally closely modelled on the Ashtanga method.
Capricorn is a Sign representing the work side of life. Often calm, to the degree of appearing slightly cold, meticulous and dogged in their persistence for quality and productivity. Iyengar Yoga best suits them. This one is based on the teachings of the yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar. Yoga that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of posture and breath control.
this Sign is modern, independent and freedom loving. A kundalini style or Hata yoga is for you. A good backward bending pose and counter forward bending will help increase your flexibility.
Known for its charming creative side, which, to some, is like free flowing poetry, while to others is akin to a fresh floral blossom.
Classic Hata Yoga will give you complete wellbeing and peace of mind. A flow series like sun salutation and graceful moves like half moon.