The benefits of yoga?

 In Yoga

While you know yoga is right, you may not know the benefits run more profound than a good stretch. Citing recent findings by the American Osteopathic Association, this week’s hi yoga etc. blog takes a look at the long list of benefits when investing in your yoga practice.

Physical Benefits

Yoga makes your body stronger. One practice at hi yoga etc. will let you and your muscles know. Also, yoga provides the following…

  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased muscle strength and tone
  • Improved respiration, energy and vitality
  • Maintaining a balanced metabolism
  • Weight reduction
  • Cardio and circulatory health
  • Improved athletic performance
  • Protection from injury

Dr. Natalie Nevins, DO, a board-certified osteopathic family physician and certified Kundalini Yoga instructor states, “As an osteopathic physician, I focus a lot of my efforts on preventive medicine and practices, and in the body’s ability to heal itself. Yoga is a great tool for staying healthy because it is based on similar principles.”

Whether enjoying the deep and restorative Yin or firing up your muscles in a Heated Vinyasa, hi yoga etc. is a unique studio covering several yoga practices to provide the maximum for all types of bodies, skill-levels, and preferences. Aside from benefiting your body, yoga also helps your mind and spirit with critical mental benefits.

Mental Benefits

Stress ages us. Hectic life comes in the form of work, family, and scheduling it all in the same 24 hours. Yoga worthy of one of these hours because you are worth the investment. Dr. Nevis agrees, “Stress can reveal itself in many ways, including back or neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, drug abuse, and an inability to concentrate and yoga can be very effective in developing coping skills and reaching a more positive outlook on life.”

Can yoga make you a better person by reducing your stress? You better believe it. The Mayo Clinic states the potential health benefits of yoga include stress reduction. Some studies have shown that yoga may help reduce stress and anxiety. It can also enhance your mood and overall sense of well-being.

Given all that comes with everyday life, isn’t an hour of self-improvement and mental clarity worth it?

hi yoga etc. is here to help. Classes are available seven days a week to meet your availability and needs. When considering we all can benefit from physical and mental care, this is your week to invest in yourself and enjoy yoga.

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