A main part of yoga is rhythmic, focused breathing. This can help you focus and become more aware of the body’s strengths and weaknesses.
Increase strength & flexibility
Reduce risk for injury targeting specific muscles. Improve balance and stability engaging the core muscles. Gain strength and stamina through more vigorous styles of yoga.
Yoga can help soothe the mind and lower stress levels. It does this focusing the mind on the moment and the movements, along with promoting deep and efficient breathing exercises that can be calming to the nervous system.
Yoga poses strengthen and open tight areas of the body like the shoulders and muscles of the upper back. This can help you keep good posture.
Why is Yoga an Important Component to Health and Wellness?
It is valuable for all parts of the community to have access to yoga, particularly in populations with limited resources, and whom experience significantly more stress. Yoga can ease some of the symptoms associated with stress, anxiety, and pain through its combination of breath, movement, and mindfulness. Along with improving …