Benefits of Yoga


The benefits of yoga are innumerable! Here are just a few of the ways you may benefit:

Physical:
  • Yoga postures release a lot of tension and tightness in the physical body and
    release 
    energetic blockages (which is why you can feel wonderful afterwards!)
  • Achieving your optimum weight
  • Improved posture
  • More restful sleep
  • Increased self confidence
  • More efficient digestion, lymphatic and endocrine system (hormonal balance)
  • Strengthening and toning the entire physical body
  • Increased flexibility and ease within the physical body
  • Inverted postures contribute to you looking younger
  • Decreased risk of injury 
  • More efficient immune system
  • Improved breathing and the treatment of asthma
  • Helpful for backache
  • Pain management 
  • Improved co-ordination
  • Improved physical balance
  • Detoxifies the body and mind
  • Oxygenates the brain
  • De-calcifies the pineal gland
  • Stabilisation of blood pressure
  • Preparation for labour

Mental and Emotional:
  • Lifts mood and alleviates depression
  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Concentration, memory and attention increases
  • Limitless possibilities for self awareness and growth
  • Greater sense of peace and well being
  • Fosters self acceptance and a better relationship with self
  • Mental well being and emotional balance

Spiritual:
  • Integrates the body, mind and spirit, leading to an increased sense of wholeness
  • Balances the Chakras (energy centres), which also affect our physical, mental and emotional well being
  • Enlightenment!!