What can yoga do for you?

What can yoga do for you?

August 11, 2019

First, you need to know what is yoga. The word yoga comes from the root “YUJ”, which actually means union. Union of mind, body and spirit

A true practice of yoga creates a great sense of balance in between the mind and the body. Yoga is a science as well as an art of living. Developing strength and flexibility is not the prime goal of yoga, although it comes with a regular practice.

I went to a few yoga classes and I feel comfortable and at peace after the end of my yoga classes. There is a natural realignment in my body that can lead to a natural balance of mind and spirit.

Discipline and hard work is necessary in yoga to improve the quality of your life. With yoga, she had experienced inner peace, a healthy mind, body and spirit.

There are different forms of yoga. For example, Hatha Yoga helps align the body. Hatha Yoga exercises our internal organs as well as other various part of our body, like our joints and muscles. It helps improve posture, overall flexibility and develop strength in muscles. The toxins are eliminated from the body and mind becomes calm and quiet.

If you are someone who suffers from diabetes, then hatha yoga can be extremely helpful to lower your blood sugar levels. The practice of yoga is also great for slowing down the ageing process.  Yoga also improves your stamina if you are an athlete. Most athletes practice yoga because it only takes 20 minutes a day to warm up before practicing their sport.

Practicing yoga can also help you lose weight in a couple of ways. Exercise that yoga can provide to burn calories, improve your muscles and posture. Yoga is about healthy lifestyle; therefore it is also necessary to have a healthy diet.

Limit your intake of junk food and other foods high in sugar and fat. It is much better to have fresh fruits and vegetables and grains when you are doing yoga. Yoga is also good for women who are pregnant.

Alternate nostril breathing is a very common yogic practice in yogic curriculum. EEG studies of electrical impulses that the brain shows breathing through one nostril can lead to an increase in activity on the other side of the brain. Alternate nostril breathing can improve communication between the left and right parts of the brain.

Overall, yoga can increase flexibility because the yoga positions that act on the joints of the body. And with yoga, they stretch the muscles and ensure good blood circulation.

With yoga, you can live longer, which increases their resistance to diseases, rejuvenate the glands, look and feel younger and improve their vision and hearing at the same time. When you reach a mind and a healthy body, you begin to reach the yogic spirit.

 At this point, you begin to learn more about yourself and experience inner peace. Yoga harmonizes the body and mind and spirit as well. These good results can lead to freedom, happiness and physical fitness.

These benefits can improve your life and your relationships with people around you.

Yoga Prakash