Different types of yoga, and which one will work the best for you?

By Lishita Jain

May 02, 2017

Are you interested in learning and practicing yoga, and immersing yourself in its divine and innumerable benefits? Do you find yourself confused as to which form of yoga will work the best for you according to your needs and lifestyle? If yes, then you are at the right place, as we help you understand different forms of yoga and their individualistic characteristics to help you choose the form which will allow you to reap the maximum benefits.  When one experiences everything in oneness in their consciousness, then they are in yoga. There are different ways to attain that unity within ourselves. One works with the body and then moves to the breath, then to the mind, then to the inner- self. These are different facets of yoga and it is important to address them in a balanced way. Whether you want to relax, have a workout or get in touch with your spiritual side, there is a yoga class to suit you, irrespective of your body type or temperament. Different types of yoga might be best for different types of people depending on their age, flexibility, and resonance. Following are different types of yoga along with a brief into what sets them apart from the rest and why you should choose them.



  1. Hatha Yoga-
  1. Vinyasa Yoga-
  1. Iyengar Yoga-
  1. Ashtanga Yoga-
  1. Bikram Yoga-
  1. Hot Yoga-
  1. Kundalini Yoga-
  1. Yin Yoga-
  1. Restorative Yoga-

In today’s world where stress is a common problem faced by one and all, with increased performance pressure, financial targets coupled with polluted natural resources and environment in the backdrop, susceptibility to various health disorders is at an all- time rise. In such times, it is imperative that we start making time for ourselves to indulge in some kind of physical exercise and Yoga is one answer for our holistic well- being as it focuses on all aspects of our health working on a healthy mind, body, and soul, developing strength, flexibility and balance while reducing anxiety and depression. Try it, you might just find your Zen.