10 Benefits of Yoga scientifically proven
Yoga has become a boom in recent years, which after pandemic has been the great discovery thanks to multiple physical and mental benefits
1. Reduces your anxiety levels
Focusing on the "here and now" helps you reduce your anxiety levels. The practice of yoga reduces stress and anxiety, improves your mood and overall sense of well-being.
2. Manage stress better
Yoga helps you decrease the stress hormone cortisol and helps you generate endorphins.
3. Strengthens and tones your body inside and out.
Yoga will help you gain strength and muscle, therefore physical strength. With consistent practice, you will be able to perform more complicated postures and therefore increase your body strength, from the neck to the legs. It also produces a relief of the musculature.
4. Be conscious. Be here and now
Increases your concentration, helps you to live in the present, to relax, to internalize with oneself. With 20' of yoga a day you will increase your concentration.
Let's treat the present as if it were one of the most important moments, to live in the moment and direct our attention.
5. It can be practiced even at home
You can practice yoga at home at all levels, in a very simple way, in a space where you feel comfortable with the practice and together with your mat and a set of clothes that makes you feel comfortable with the practice.
6. Gain flexibility
Flexibility is key to the practice, but it is not essential, as you will develop this quality as you practice. It is normal that at first you have stiffness in your body, but little by little, your muscles will stretch and your joints will have more elasticity.
7. Improve your balance
Another quality that you will acquire with yoga is balance. There are many postures that help you to body stability and awareness of our body. For this you need to concentrate on a fixed point, which allows you to control your body at a fixed point and control your body on a support.
8. Learn to really breathe
Breathing techniques are divided into abdominal, thoracic and clavicular breathing. To obtain a complete breathing is when we perform all of them correctly. It brings us many benefits such as reducing stress and anxiety, improving tranquility and peace of mind, increasing lung capacity, control of emotions...
9. Strengthens your defenses
Your body will be in balance and therefore feel stronger. Your defenses will be strong to face all challenges.
10. Increases your self-esteem
The more we understand ourselves, the more we understand how to relate. Self-esteem is what happens when we feel good about ourselves. When self-esteem is strong, everything that happens to us we think is positive and for the better, not negative. Even if we suffer with a situation, we see the positive side.
We encourage you to practice yoga for its many benefits that will make you feel better both physically and mentally.