It's a basic form of yoga which is easy to learn and definitely one of the most popular style. Hatha is actually the basic of other yoga styles. It incorporates regulated breathing (Pramayama), postures (Asanas), kundalini (Laya Yoga) and meditation (Dharana & Dhyana) into one system that can be used to achieve self-realization or enlightenment. The best way to practice this type of yoga is to approach the session in a meditative, calm mood.
This method is a way of inclusive workout that includes all the fitness components: muscular endurance, muscular strength, weight loss and cardiovascular flexibility. One of the most unusual and beneficial aspects of Bikram's yoga is the 35-40 degree temperature which promotes more detoxification, flexibility and prevention of injuries. Bikram yoga style is the only one that specializes in using the environment with high temperature.
More than 60 years, this yoga style promotes balance, endurance, flexibility and straight through poses and coordinate breathing. The poses are generally held much longer compared in other styles. In Iyengar, you move slowly into one pose, stay like this for one minute or so, and then take a few breaths before change your primary pose into another. Various equipment such as straps, blankets, block and cushions are used to help the less flexible Iyengar form to be made. If you have some kind of injury, Iyengar yoga is a great choice for recovering.
This style is also known as yoga for the joints, because provide direct stimulation usually created by the asana into areas depper than the muscular tissues or superficial. Yin yoga works the connective tissues of the joints, ligaments, bones and fascia. A significant feature of this style is the passive nature of the postures. While this yoga style may seem passive and boring, it actually can be very challenging one due to the long duration of the postures, which can last from 5 to 20 minutes.