Yoga Is a spiritual practice that trains the body and the mind to become aware of their own nature. The purpose of Yoga is to create Strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and the body.
What is Yoga good for?
Yoga has many benefits, it helps reduce stress, can increase relaxation and greater flexibility. It can also help with chronic pain, such as back pain, headaches and arthritis. It can also help to lower blood pressure, and help people reduce insomnia.
Does Yoga improve Flexibility ?
The answer is yes it does, stretches improve flexibility along with other physical benefits.
Other physical benefits of Yoga include
- Increased muscle strength and tone
- Improved energy and vitality
- Weight reduction
- Protection from injury
- Circulatory and Cardio health
- Maintaining a balanced metabolism
- Increased flexibility
Aside from the physical benefits of Yoga, one of the best benefits are reducing stress which can have devastating effects on the mind and the body.
So whether your a couch potato or a professional athlete, your fitness levels or your size does not matter, because there are modifications for every Yoga pose and beginner classes in every style. All you need to do is make a start. Its a great way to tune into your body and your inner self, not to mention its also a lot of fun.
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