Top 7 benefits of Yoga

Rolling out the mat has many benefits from building strength to reduce stress. We are certainly in love with yoga practice. After every session, we feel recharged unlike other practices like a gym. We certainly have more positive energy. We feel less stressed out and of course happy with the results overall.

Let us learn more about the benefits of this traditional practice. We have listed TOP 7 BENEFITS FOR YOU.

1. All round fitness

Whatever your goal is yoga can help you achieve that. There are various types of yoga sessions you can choose from to suit your goals like Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Strong Yoga, Gentle Yoga. It will help you work on your strength, stamina, endurance, and flexibility. Like hatha yoga sequence generally, starts with six to ten rounds of sun salutations, that itself is a workout in itself.

2. Weight-loss

Weight loss through yoga is a gradual process. It does not just happen after four or five sessions. But once you achieve it with regular practice you will be able to keep it off for a longer time. And if you stay consistent with your practice, you will be able to maintain a slim you. And yes weight loss through yoga is safer according to us. We are yoga lovers!

3. Positive energy

Multitasking, gadgets, late night can leave you completely exhausted. Learning some breathing exercises and relaxation techniques and be quite useful. Or, you can simply sit still in meditation for about twenty minutes can be quite relaxing and will help you refocus on your task.

 4. Improved immunity

The present lifestyle is quite stressful for a lot of people. And due to this our internal machinery suffers. Yoga asana practice helps in messaging your internal organs, improve the blood circulation and it helps them to function better. Your liver, heart, kidneys, pancreas all get a fresh supply of oxygen.

5. Fight food cravings

Regular yoga practice is associated with mindful eating, an awareness of physical and emotional sensations associated with eating. By causing breath awareness, regular yoga practice strengthens the mind-body connection. The awareness can help you tune into emotions involved with certain cravings, and yoga breathing exercises can help you slow down and make better choices when cravings strike.

6. Eases your pain

Yoga can ease your pain. According to several studies, asana, meditation, or a combination of the two, reduced pain in people with arthritis, back pain, and other chronic conditions. When you relieve your pain, your mood improves, you’re more inclined to be active, and you don’t need as much medication.

7. Helps you sleep better

Yoga can provide relief from the hustle and bustle of modern life. A well-guided yoga practice is just the answer to a lot of health issues. Asana practice with inversion, forward-bends, sun salutations, pranayama and proper relaxation is just sometimes one need.

Begin you practice from today!

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