The reasons why people practice yoga are truly endless. Not only are you keeping your body fit and healthy, you are strengthening your emotional, psychological and spiritual well being. See our list of benefits below – you will wonder why you never started sooner!
Stretches and strengthens muscles
Realigns the skeleton
Massages internal organs and glands
Loosens up connective tissue
Quiets the nervous system
Releases endorphins aka. “happy hormones”
Regulates all the systems of the body
Rehabilitation from injuries/surgeries
Aids in labor and delivery
Emotional and Psychological benefits:
A greater sense of well-being
Can help in the treatment of depression and anxiety
Enhance memory and concentration
Participation in a community
Develop self-awareness and the ability to be present in the moment
Discovery or connection with one’s sense of purpose or meaning in life.
Creates a sense of being more in-tune with one’s inner consciousness.
Leads to a greater sense of connectedness to others and the world.
Develops a sense of connection to something greater than ourselves.
Fosters a greater sense of appreciation of each experience for what it is.
Fosters a deeper sense of gratitude in general.