The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is all the rage at the moment and rightly so! If you are looking for a new activity to try in this new year, then consider taking up Yoga.

It originated as an ancient Indian Philosophy but today is mainly used as a gentle form of exercise and stress management. Yoga aims to bring together the body and mind through exercise, breathing and meditation.

Yoga is a non-competitive practice that caters to everyone from the beginner to the advanced. Because of this, it is suitable for all ages and abilities. 

Some of the known health benefits of yoga include:

  • Improves Flexibility
  • Builds Muscle Strength
  • Improves Posture
  • Increases circulation
  • Reduces your blood pressure
  • Improves Digestion
  • Helps bone health, helping to prevent osteoporosis
  • Reduces Stress, anxiety while increasing energy level

If you decide to join your local class/school, make sure you are also looking the part with our great range of yoga clothes!

 

References

State Government Of Victoria, “Pilates and Yoga- Health benefits”. Accessed 5th January 2017: https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/pilates-and-yoga-health-benefits


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