Benefits of Yoga

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Millions of people are practicing yoga all around the world, and more people are joining every day.  There must be a good reason for that, right?

Other than being a lot of fun, relaxing, and healing; what are the benefits and why should you start a yoga practice?

Physical Benefits:

  • Enhances flexibility and joint range of motion
  • Increase strength
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Improve cardiovascular and respiratory efficiency
  • Normalizes gastrointestinal function
  • Improve posture and balance
  • Increase energy and endurance levels
  • Enhance eye-hand co-ordination and reaction time
  • Boosts immunity
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Tones and strengthen muscles
  • Increase body awareness
  • Help reach and maintain a healthy weight

Psychological benefits:

  • Elevate mood
  • Improve concentration, attention and memory
  • Lower stress
  • Decrease depression and anxiety
  • Improve self-acceptance

Biochemical Benefits:

  • Decrease glucose and sodium
  • Lowers IDI, VLDL and triglycerides cholesterol levels while increasing HDL levels
  • Raise lymphocyte and and hemoglobin count
  • Improve thyroxin levels

Yoga is the science of right living and, as such, is intended to be incorporated in daily life.  It works on all aspects of the person:  the physical, vital, mental, emotional, psychic and spiritual.

Take the first step to a more vibrant and happy life and sign up today!