YOGA has been around for ages and those that embrace it seem to be extremely at peace with themselves. But what are the real benefits of Yoga? After reading these health benefits of yoga you may want to consider giving peace a chance.
YOGA helps reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Improves mood and shifts focus thereby reducing stress.
YOGA helps with Arthritis by easing stiff muscles and reducing symptoms of joint arthritis. This is because it focuses on long and fluid movements. This in turn can help to ease pain, loosen stiff muscles, increase mobility, and reduce symptoms of arthritis in the joints.
YOGA reduces back pain because it focuses on good posture and improving muscle tone. Many medical studies have been conducted and a lot of research has been done on the effects that yoga has on back pain. Many of these studies have pointed to yoga as a helpful step in reducing back pain.
YOGA improves lung function and helps asthmatics by teaching one to stay calm and relax and to control their breathing patterns.
Remember a healthy body not only requires physical health, but also good mental health and proper diet. If you have never taken yoga before please start out in a class for beginners. The rewards of yoga can be great. See you on the mats!!
EM does not promote yoga as a cure to any medical condition. Before beginning any exercise routine, talk to your medical professional to assess your ability to participate.