yoga helps you look and feel great now. It also help to keep you feeling young and healthy for life.
The word “yoga” is Sanskrit and has many translations, including “union.” The practice originated as a philosophy to unite mind, body and spirit through breath control, meditation and physical postures. Yoga is can also be taken as Medicine. To look younger you can start yoga at any age and more consistently you practice it over the years-the greater the effects you can see in your body.
Yoga increases flexibility and reduces stress, but the practice can do more than help you twist your body into pretzel shapes and find inner peace.
Here are the benefits of Yoga:
1) Yoga for all round fitness:
Health is not a mere absence of disease. It is a dynamic expression of life – in terms of how joyful, loving and enthusiastic you are. This is where yoga helps: postures, pranayama and meditation are a holistic fitness package.
2) Yoga for Weight loss
For weight loss one should do Surya Namaskar and Kapalbharti pranayama. Moreover, with regular practice of yoga, we tend to become more sensitive to the kind of food our body asks for and the time we take.
3) Yoga for Stress Relief
A few minutes of yoga during the day can be a great way to get rid of stress that accumulates daily – in both the body and mind. Yoga postures, pranayama and meditation are effective techniques to release stress
4) Yoga for Inner Space
We all love to visit peaceful, serene spots, rich in natural beauty. Little do we realize that peace can be found right within us and we can take a mini-vacation to experience this any time of the day! Benefit from a small holiday every day with yoga and meditation. Yoga is also one of the best ways to calm a disturbed mind.
5) Yoga to Improve Immunity
Our system is a seamless blend of the body, mind and spirit. An irregularity in the body affects the mind and similarly unpleasantness or restlessness in the mind can manifest as an ailment in the body. Yoga poses massage organs and strengthens muscles; breathing techniques and meditation release stress and improve immunity.
6) Yoga to Increase Energy
If you feel completely drained by the end of the day. Shuttling through chores, and multitasking continuously can be quite exhausting. A few minutes of yoga everyday provides the much-needed stimulus that boosts your energy and keeps you fresh. A 10-minute online-guided meditation is all you need to charge up your batteries, in the middle of a hectic day.
7) Yoga to improve intuition
Yoga and meditation have the power to improve your intuitive ability so that you spontaneously realize what needs to be done, when and how, to yield positive results. It does work! You only need to experience it yourself.
Yoga is a continuous process. So keep practicing! The deeper you go into your yoga practice, the more profound will be its benefits.
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