Yoga Benefits

With all of these benefits, who wouldn’t want to begin a yoga practice!?!

 Yoga is a great way to get in tune with your body and your inner self. It teaches mindfulness and keeps you in the present (present). It also helps keep you focused and observant of your surroundings. Other (Mental, Physical, Spiritual) benefits include:

Stress Reduction

Stress can expose itself in many ways, including back or neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, drug abuse, and an inability to concentrate. Yoga provides coping skills and other ways to reduce stress.

Mental clarity and calmness; increased body awareness (also = early detection of physical problems); relieve chronic stress patterns; relax the mind; centers attention; and sharpens concentration (child athletes use to enhance their visual and mental focus)

Physically yoga helps with:

Lowering blood pressure

Asthma (Click here for other Breathing Benefits)

Increased flexibility

Increased muscle strength and tone

Improved respiration, energy and vitality

Balancing metabolism

Indigestion and Constipation

Diabetes

Weight reduction

Improved circulation, heart disease and cholesterol

Improved athletic performance

Better posture and Balance

Menopausal symptoms & PMS

Self-acceptance and esteem, anxiety

Protection from injury

Energy levels, Depression

Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown

Protects your spine and over-all bone health (Arthritis)

Boosts immunity

Brain – Growth in the prefrontal cortex, a brain region associated with executive function, working memory, and attention

Pain Management

Yoga will lessen chronic pain, such as in the lower back, arthritis, headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, and even the issues associated with insomnia.

The Homeopathic Approach

Yoga helps the body to heal itself. It also helps to remove toxins from the digestive track!

 

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