Myth: A yogi is someone who retreats into a little hamlet in the Himalayas and sits in meditative trance for endless hours. Fact: A yogi is anyone who practices mindfulness, unity of mind, spirit and body. Myth: Yoga is only about stretches and is not a complete workout. Fact: It’s scientifically proven that yoga works to enhance metabolism and burn calories.
Despite the increasing popularity of yoga, there are still many who confuse it as a religion with esoteric practices! This infographic dispels myths and demonstrates how ‘surya namaskar’, the sun salutation sequence is a master metabolism-booster!
Yoga and Metabolism: Myths and Truths
Infographic by – Fix