Yoga has become trendier now more than ever. More and more people are changing into the super comfy, cottony, stretchy tanks and pants that make up the typical yoga attire. Fun fact? There’s a whole lot of benefits behind those movements on mats. After all, there must be a reason why 16 million Americans practice yoga and an estimated over 6 billion dollars is spent on yoga gear each year. It’s all because yoga works excellently for your overall health.
Don’t worry if you haven’t done an exercise regiment in the past because yoga is a gentler option compare to pounding those gym weights or a 10-mile run. And…it’s not just for people with amazing flexibility. There are various yoga poses specifically designed for people who have been sedentary or have flexibility problems.
The benefits of yoga are endless.
- Increases self-estee
- Gives you peace of min
- Helps you sleep bette
- Releases tension in your body
- Relaxes the mind and body
- Improve flexibility
B.K.S. Iyengar, one of the most popular yoga teachers in the world had once described yoga as - an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one's being, from bodily health to self-realization. Yoga means union - the union of body with consciousness and consciousness with the soul. Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day to day life and endows skill in the performance of one's actions.
That being said simply means that yoga is not just another fancy lifestyle. It’s a culture that you can practice to rebalance your mind, body, and soul. Now, you have every reason to kick start a yoga session soon!
You can choose to go to yoga classes or take online videos where you can do the exercise from the convenience of your home or somewhere where you are comfortable. Silent places such as the seashore and lake side helps you concentrate better on your exercises, making it more effective.