The main benefits of yoga

11 September 2014 · Laurene


Yoga is great for your body and your soul. Yoga poses work by stretching your muscles. It also helps you move better and feel less stiff or tired. At any level, you'll probably start to notice benefits soon. In a recent study, people improved their flexibility by up to 35% after only 8 weeks of yoga.




Here are the main benefits of yoga:



Some styles of yoga are very physical. Practicing one of these styles will help you improve muscle tone. The standing poses build strength in your hamstrings, quadriceps, and abs. It also strengths the lower back.


Better Posture

When you're stronger and more flexible, your posture improves. Yoga also helps your body awareness.


Breathing Benefits

Yoga usually involves paying attention to breath, which can help you relax.


No Stress

You may feel less stressed and more relaxed after doing some yoga. Some yoga styles use meditation techniques that help calm the mind.


Good for your heart

Yoga has long been known to lower blood pressure and slow the heart rate. A slower heart rate can benefit people with high blood pressure or heart disease. Yoga is also linked with better immune system functions.


Do not hesitate and suscribe to a yoga or a meditation class.


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