Many wonder why there is so much hype around yoga? Granted that it’s a good way to lose weight and stay healthy, but, working out at the gym can give us that as well, right?
Well, for those of you who don’t know, not only can yoga help you stay fit, it also helps you work on your balance and posture, reduce chronic pain, help you control your emotions and several other benefits that you possibly didn’t even know you would like to have!
Practicing yoga makes your body more flexible. The first class won’t be that easy; but have patience and just within a few classes you’ll be surprised at how easily you can touch your toes without bending your knees or doing a complete back bend.
It also helps you build muscle strength with flexibility. Going to the gym might give you good looking and strong muscles, but you have no flexibility whatsoever. So this is one advantage that yoga gives you over heading off to the gym.
We all know how important it is to keep our bodies in the right posture in order to avoid several health issues later on. Yoga helps you correct your posture and maintain the right one and soon, you will see yourself looking and feeling much better as your body eases in to the process of being in the right posture all the time, without even you noticing it.
Yoga promotes certain activities that improve the blood flow to your brain and your hands and feet. It delivers more oxygen to your cells, boosting their performances as well.
It increases your heart rate naturally that helps you avoid depression and also lowers your risk of a heart attack. It has also shown to help control problems of high blood pressure in people suffering from this problem.
Yoga helps you in a wholesome healthy way – taking care your body, mind and soul!