Life’s many stresses take a toll on our minds and bodies. Yoga can be a helpful addition to your daily routine. Here’s why:
In a yoga class, you’re supposed to focus on the present moment–nothing beyond your mat. This mental control can aid your memory, reaction time, and coordination.
Encourages a healthier diet
You don’t see yogis munching on Big Macs and living like a couch potato. Daily yoga practice can make you more conscious about what you put in your mouth.
Improves sinus health
The chants and breathing exercises in yoga practice can help open up your lungs, vocal cords, and may clear drainage in your sinuses.
After hours of driving or sitting at a desk, your neck, shoulder, and back muscles can tighten up. Even your eye and jaw muscles can hold stress without your awareness. Yoga allows relax each part of your body.
Strengthens immune health
It is said that that the meditation portions of yoga may help boost your immune system.
The practice hones in on inner strength and power. When you shift your focus from the outside world and reflect within, stress may dissipate and allow you to relax more.
Makes you more aware
Yoga encourages of self-care.
– Barbara Bent