YOGA – 10 benefits of yoga for body and soul

One of the oldest methods of body and mind training, as well as an Indian philosophy for control, but also connection, unity. Practiced and loved by millions of people around the world, that’s why today we want to inspire you a little with this great lifestyle.

Yoga can bring many benefits to our lives, and today we have prepared our TOP 10:

  1. Improving the body’s efficiency – yoga will lengthen and strengthen your muscles and increase your endurance.
  2. Delay ageing processes – under the influence of yoga the amount of antioxidants in the blood increases, and cholesterol, glucose, sodium and triglycerides levels are lowered. Additionally, it reduces the risk of osteoporosis.
  3. Improving body posture – thanks to asana practice, which requires the maintenance of a broken figure, you will stop slouching and get rid of back pain.
  4. Improving concentration – regular yoga improves brain blood circulation, attention and concentration, thanks to which we learn and remember better.
  5. Reduction of stress – asanas silence the nervous system, which leads to increased emotional stability and mental balance.
  6. Improving the efficiency of the digestive system – yoga speeds up digestion and reduces the risk of gastrointestinal diseases.
  7. Blood pressure regulation – practicing asana increases the blood supply and oxygenation of the body, thanks to which it maintains a constant heart rate and proper blood pressure.
  8. Help in the fight against ailments – Yoga stimulates the endocrine glands such as the ovaries, adrenal glands, thyroid gland and the pituitary gland, thanks to which hormonal balance is regulated. It relieves menstrual cramps and helps in the fight against PMS.
  9. Protection against civilization diseases – yoga reduces the risk of heart attack, atherosclerosis, stroke, diabetes and obesity. It also helps in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.
  10. Help in the fight against depression – practicing yoga helps to achieve inner balance, get rid of fears and achieve inner peace.

We hope that this article has convinced you to spread the yoga mat and start a new adventure with this beautiful sport.  Remember – yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory*.

 

*Donna Farhi

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