BENEFITS OF YOGA

Yoga encourages overall health and wellness and can provide physical and mental health benefits. The principle of yoga is to build strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body through mindful movement and breath. Below are some of the most common advantages of practicing yoga.

 

PHYSICAL BENEFITS

Improves flexibility

Builds muscle strength

Reduces chronic pain

Improves balance

Improves respiration, energy and vitality

Lowers blood pressure

Reduces insomnia

Promotes balanced metabolism

Improves cardio and circulatory health

Improves posture

Improves athletic performance

Protects from injury

 

MENTAL BENEFITS

Improves mental clarity

Improves calmness

Builds stress and anxiety management skills

Builds coping skills

Reduces chronic stress patterns

Promotes relaxation of the mind

Improves attention span

Sharpens concentration

Salida, Colorado

2020