If a few years ago someone had told me that fitness would have diverged from classical training soon, i would have been skeptical… nowadays we don’t see only classical trainings, but fitness became a real tool, being able to soothe the mind deeply.
In the past, yoga and other holistic disciplines, were less known and the perfect mental and physical balance was sought through spa treatments; as a demonstration of how things have changed during the years, I’d like to write down some news about fitness.
This method of Californian fitness, which can improve physical endurance, stimulate every muscle of the body and shape the silhouette, is a combination of three disciplines: Pilates, boxing and dance. Consequently, the flexibility, targeted action and attention of pilates, joins the dance steps as well as the strength and the precision of boxing.
Freedom of movement, music and energy are the characteristics of Bokwa, a totally different workout from the usual courses. The Bokwa consists in drawing with feet, following the rhythm of music and letters and numbers custome your own choreography. Slimming and firming up are guaranteed!
It is a rehabilitation method of Norwegian origins that can also be used in fitness to strengthen the lumbar-pelvic, preventing accidents, improving coordination and efficiency of performance. The exercises are practiced, suspended on the Redcord, a system of ropes, belts and rigid or elastic cords.
No panic, please: the Macumba at issue has nothing to do with witchcraft, but it is simply a new type of aerobics. It is basically a mix of Latin steps and movements that are studied, along with the music, to give healthy results.
The bio-gymnastics is a methodology of bioenergetic balance which aims to dissolve the physical and mental rigidity. It can help to have full awareness of physicality through stretching exercises, self-massage and toning. I suggest you to practice bio gym with your partner, because it’s the ideal to discover your affinity. Try it!
Among the ideal methods to ease physical and emotional tensions through deep relaxation, stands Yoga Nidra. This method is very useful to relieve colds, digestive disorders, stress, various diseases and to instill serenity and lucidity.
This purely holistic-postural workout is a kind of dance in slow motion that has its roots in Pilates, Yoga and Thai Chi. This activity helps to correct posture, to relieve stress, improve breathing and consequently athletic performance.
Last but not least, the Maori Massage, perfect to release tensions through special maneuvers and deep stretching which, by tools wood and essential polynesians oils, draw on the body the classical lines of Maori tattoos.
However, during your relaxing massage, there won’t be any All Blacks’ Haka performances singing “Ka Mate”.
Well I didn’t try any of them, even because some have a strange name that can also scare… Anyway they seem to be really interesting… Have you ever tried one of them? let me know your impressions.