THE 5,000 YEAR-OLD PRACTICE.
THE BENEFITS OF YOGA.

We have several great links listed below showing the benefits of adding yoga as part of your everyday lifestyle.  We wanted to share with you directly some of the benefits that we thought were the most crucial to not only feeling but having a better, more vibrant life.  These daily practices have so much to offer to not only the body, but to the mind, which gives full control of your life and how you feel, directly resulting in a reality that is more inspiring, positive, creative,  loving, and peaceful.

Techtimes.com has a beautiful illustration of the health benefits from incorporating yoga into your daily lifestyle.  They put together 7 awesome infographics on the benefits of yoga that you can view by clicking the link below.

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Techtimes.com (Photo Design by Danielle)

Techtimes.com (Photo Design by Danielle)


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  •  Builds muscle strength

  • Perfects your posture

  • Protects your spine

  • Drains your lymphs and boosts immunity

  • Regulates your adrenal glands

  • Makes you happier, improved self-esteem  

 
  • Lowers blood sugar

  • Increase flexibility

  • Helps you focus

  • Helps you sleep deeper

  • Boosts your immune system functionality

  • Benefits your relationships



“The relaxation techniques incorporated in yoga can lessen chronic pain, such as lower back pain, arthritis, headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome,” explains Dr. Nevins. “Yoga can also lower blood pressure and reduce insomnia.” 

According to Dr. Nevins, other physical benefits include:

  • Increased flexibility

  • Increased muscle strength and tone

  • Improved respiration, energy and vitality

  • The maintenance of a balanced metabolism

  • Weight reduction

  • Cardio and circulatory health

  • Improved athletic performance

  • Protection from injury

Aside from the array of physical benefits, one of the best benefits of yoga is how it helps a person manage stress, which has been known to have devastating effects on the body and mind. “Stress can reveal itself in many ways, including back or neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, drug abuse, and an inability to concentrate,” says Dr. Nevins. “Yoga can be very effective in developing coping skills and reaching a more positive outlook on life.”  



77 Surprising Health Benefits:

  • Blood pressure
  • Pulse rate
  • Circulation
  • Respiratory
  • Cardiovascular endurance
  • Oragans
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Immunity
  • Pain
  • Metabolism
  • Aging process
  • Posture
  • Strength
  • Energy
  • Weight
  • Sleep
  • Balance
  • Integrated function of the body
  • Body awareness
  • Core strength
  • Sexuality
  • Mood
  • Stress reduction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-acceptance
 
  • Self-control
  • Mind-body connection
  • Positive outlook on life
  • Hostility
  • Concentration
  • Memory
  • Attention
  • Social skills
  • Calmness
  • Cholesterol
  • Lymphatic system
  • Glucose levels
  • Sodium levels
  • Endocrine functions
  • Trigycerides
  • Red blood cells.
  • Vitamin C
  • Low risk of injury
  • Parasympathetic nervous system
  • Muscle tone
  • Subcortex
  • Reduced oxygen consumption
  • Breathing
  • Balanced workout of opposing muscle groups
  • Non-competitive
  • Joint rang of motion
  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Dexterity
  • Reaction time
  • Endurance
  • Depth perception
  • Heart disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Alzheimer's
  • Type II Diabetes
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cancer
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Migraines
  • Scoliosis
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Sciatica
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Constipation
  • Allergies
  • Menopause
  • Back pain