Benefits of Yoga
There are many benefits that individual can gain from the practice of yoga. At the physical level, yoga can act as a cleansing process that has proven to be extremely effective for various disorders. Here are some of the benefits of yoga practice:
Increasing flexibility – there are positions in yoga that act upon the various joints of the body including those joints that we never really use.
Increasing lubrication of the joints, ligaments and tendons – by practicing various yoga positions individual can start experiencing a remarkable flexibility in parts of the joints, ligaments and tendons. Research has shown that “non strenuous” yoga positions can act upon certain parts of the body in an interrelated manner. If combined together they work in harmony to create flexibility.
Massaging to all organs of the body – Research has shown the yoga exercise is probably the only form of activity that massages all of the internal glands and organs of the body to promoted good health and well-being.
Complete detoxification – yoga exercise helps to gently stretch the muscles and joints allowing the optimum blood supply to various parts of the body. This helps to flush out the toxins in the body. Hence, leading to benefits such as delayed in ageing, providing energy and a remarkable zest for life.
Excellent toning of the muscles – yoga can heal muscles that have become flaccid and weak. By practicing yoga it can encourage repeated stimulation that helps to shed excess flab and flaccidity.
Provide balancing of the nervous system – yoga is a great form of mediation that can balance the nervous system.
Reduction of stress – because yoga is a slow and gentle form of exercise combined with a control breathing exercise it can promote relaxation to the body.