The Benefits Of Jivamukti Yoga The Liberation Of Body And Soul


The science of yoga was first formulated thousands of years ago. Jivamukti yoga is a proprietary style or method of yoga, which was invented by David Life and Sharon Gannon in the year of 1984.

Jivmukti Yoga A Physical and Spiritual Practice

This is one of the best yoga poses in the entire yoga process, Jivmukti is a physical, ethical and spiritual practice, combining with vigorous hatha yoga, with adherence to five central tenets –

  • Shastra or Scripture
  • Bhakti or Devotion
  • Ahimsa or Non-violence
  • Nanda or Music
  • Dhyana or Meditation

This is one of the famous yoga style chosen by many celebrities.

The postures of Jivanmukti induce stretching of the different parts of the body, which can tone your muscles and massage the internal organs of your body. This is the result in stimulating them and enhancing their performance, leading to a healthier life. Whereas, breathing exercises help greater intake of oxygen to your lungs and from there to the blood and finally blood circulation.

Benefits of Jivamukti Yoga

One of the great benefits of Jivamukti Yoga is, eliminates toxic waste from the body and improves the body’s power, which helps cure many diseases.

  • It increases your body strength
  • It helps build your body balance
  • It helps increase your body’s flexibility
  • This yoga helps detoxifying the body
  • It improves your circulation
  • One of the important benefits of Jivamukti yoga is decreasing the stress and toxins from the body.

Poses of Jivamukti:

Some of the popular poses of Jivamukti Yoga are:

  • Virbhadrasana I and II
  • Mayurasana
  • Hanumanasana
  • Natrajasana
  • Dhanurasana

Where Virbhadrasana is called Hero pose, Mayurasana is called Peacock pose, Hanumanasana is called Monkey God Hanuman pose, Natrajasana is called dancing Lord Shiva pose and Dhanurasana is called bow pose.

As with various forms of exercise, the yoga Jivamukti is highly capable yoga to give you complete health benefits. When you talk about benefit of yoga, you must talk about the benefits of Jivamukti yoga for sure. One of the best things of this yoga is that it does not need expensive tools or equipment or large vacant place to practice. You just need to have a small but quite and calm place to practice this pose.

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Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.

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