Benefits of yoga
What are the benefits of yoga?
Yoga offers a chance to relax, to strengthen as well as to stretch. Through yoga breathing, asanas (yoga postures) and relaxation you can enhance your wellbeing both on the mat and in your everyday life.
Regular yoga practice can help to promote:
- Improved mental wellbeing positively affecting stress levels and the correct functioning of the nervous system
- An ability to relax more easily and deeply
- Better sleep
- Improved posture and awareness of pelvis to spine alignment which relieves many aches and pains
- Relief from back pain
- Greater tone of core muscles
- Greater bone density from the weight bearing aspects of the asanas
- Better balance
- Continued mobility at all life stages
- Optimal breathing