Benefits of Yoga

BENEFITS OF YOGA

Physical
Increased flexibility
Increased muscle strength and tone
Improved respiration, energy and vitality
Maintaining a balanced metabolism
Encourages healthy eating and weight regulation
Cardio and circulatory health
Improved athletic performance
Protection from injury
Pain reduction
Improves posture
Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown
Improves spine health
Helps ward off osteoporosis
Drains lymph and boosts immunity
Regulates the adrenal glands (lowers cortisol levels)
Lowers blood sugar
Improves balance
Improves sleep quality
Prevents IBS and other digestive problems

Mental
Stress management
Improved mental clarity and calmness
Increased body awareness
Improves self esteem
Relaxation
Improves relationships
Encourages self care
Decreases anxiety and depression