There are many types of yoga. It is an exercise practice that combines breath control, meditation and movements to stretch and strengthen most muscles. People have been practicing yoga for thousands of years, and regular practice can produce huge improvements in your overall health.
The Benefits of Yoga
Yoga offers both physical and mental benefits.
Physical Benefits of Yoga
- improvement in overall muscle strength
- increase bone strength
- reduce long-standing pain and improve self-management of pain
- increase flexibility
- improve your body awareness
- improvement in blood pressure, hormonal balance and immune function
Mental Benefits of Yoga
- improvement in alertness and concentration
- improved sleeping
- reduction in stress and anxiety, increase your ability to relax