Today's life is hectic and stressful. People are always on the go. The body and mind takes a thorough beating. To combat these unbearable side effects of today’s luxuries, people turning to yoga.
Yoga, they say, can help you reach a state of calm and peace. Yoga relaxes you, mind and body. Its various asanas, meditation and other cleansing rituals rejuvenate you. Here we bring you 5 reasons how this practice extends beyond the mat:
1. Rejuvenating body, mind and soul
Yoga combines poses with the opportunity to meditate four or five minutes at a time. Support comes in the form of sitting or lying down on a bolster, block or blanket. The different poses can be challenging. But this gives the body time to adjust and muscles time to stretch and relax.
2. Relieves back pain and strengthens spine
Did you know that regular Yoga session can help combat depression, reduce pains better when compared to a standard 6-months medical treatment? Yes, Yoga makes you flex your muscles; and inturn makes you more flexible.
3. Soothes headaches
The different yoga poses relaxes upper back and neck. In fact Yoga helps beat insomnia, eases stress, and relieves pain.
4. Soothe the nervous system
Yoga is not just an exercise. It is holistic. . Everything suddenly becomes peaceful, warm and quiet. One of the best things about yoga is how good it feels when you sweat it all out. Sweating feels good and in this class, sweat is guaranteed.
5. Improving skin
Everyone knows that heavy sweating helps flush out nasty toxins from the body. During yoga the heat and humidity makes the body sweat which is great way to cleanse your pores and regain a healthy complexion. So you can count this one as part of your beauty regimen too!