yoga benefits

Who hasn’t heard of yoga, right? It’s a popular mind-body discipline which originated in India. It is part of several schools of Hindu philosophical traditions. There are many yoga schools and practices in several religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

Yoga is great not only for calming the mind and making us flexible. Studies have found that yoga outperformed aerobic exercises at most criteria tested including flexibility, balance, strength, relieving menopausal symptoms, among other things.

Regular practice can influence weight loss, not in the “traditional” sense of burning calories and losing weight because yoga burns fewer calories than some other forms of exercise (e.g. jogging); but yoga can increase our mindfulness and the way that we treat our bodies. It’s a full mind-body workout that involves deep breathing, meditation, and relaxation.

There’s actual research that proves that yoga can also lower blood pressure and reduce insomnia because its soothing practices and positions can calm both mind and the body and reduces stress—a leading cause of blood pressure problems.

  1. January 6, 2019

    Yoga combines breathing exercises, meditation and poses proven to benefit mental and physical health. Apart from this, it is known to increase flexibility, increase muscle strength and tone, improve respiration, energy and vitality, maintain a balanced metabolism, weight reduction, cardio and circulatory health, improve athletic performance and protection from injury.

  2. January 12, 2019

    Great reading and helpful informations! Yoga Improves Health. Improves your flexibility. Builds muscle strength. Perfects your posture. Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown. Protects your spine. Betters your bone health. Increases your blood flow. Drains your lymph and boosts immunity. Thanks and keep it up!

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