yoga health

Yoga is an ancient dsicipline that brings balance to the physical, mental and emotional aspects of ourselves. This ancient practice is performed widely in India, and has grow in Western cultures due it is many benefits.

A growing body of medical research has shown that yoga can help the body cope with stress by down-regulating the sympathic nervous system. When our busy lives push our bodies into overdrive, yoga helps the body put on the breaks before it burns out.

Yoga is an essential practice or reducing
the effects of stress in our lives.

Here are just some of the benefits you can receive from practicing yoga on a regular basis:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Healthy pulse rate
  • Better circulation
  • Stronger immunity
  • Detoxification
  • Improved posture
  • Better sleep
  • Healthy libido
  • Better mood
  • Improved concentration
  • Better memory and cognitive functions
  • increased strength & flexibility
  • improved breathing
  • improved clarity and concentration
  • improved sleep
  • Healthy cholesterol profile
  • Boosts lymphatic health
  • Increases vitamin C in the body
  • Boosts red cell production
  • Improves muscle tone
  • Increased mobility
  • Improved hand-eye coordination
  • Enhanced reaction time
  • Increases GABA production
  • Combats insulin resistance
  • improved digestion
  • improved immune function
  • improved psychological well being
  • increased overall sense of happiness*

Yoga can also help you loose weight. Not only does it help increase your physical activity. Researchers have linked stress directly to weight gain. Because Yoga dramatically improves the bodies ability to handle stress, it can help you loose weight as well.

In several studies
YOGA
was just as effective if not superior to
physical exercise and meditation.

There's evidence that practicing yoga in groups forges strong social bonds and a sense of community and friendship. The psychological benefits are just as real and just as vital for physical health and longevity.

It has been proven that Yoga techniques can help treat or managed successfully chronic or progressive, debilitating diseases such as multiple sclerosis, asthma, cancer, muscular dystrophy, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines, scoliosis, epilepsy, back pain, allergies and even obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Let Sanibel Yoga help you enjoy the health benefits of Yoga in our beautiful paradise setting.

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* Ross, A. and S. Thomas. 2010. "The Health Benefits of Yoga and Exercise: A Review of Comparison Studies." Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine 16, no. 1: 3-12.