Mind –Body Balance

by VAIVAIMAGAZINE • 24 Jan 2017

A body that is more toned and clean of toxins, a mind that is more prepared to deal with daily stress and deep relaxation. These are just some of the immediate benefits you can get if you do yoga.

Yoga is much more than a physical exercise in multiple positions and relaxation techniques through meditation and breathing.

For centuries, yoga has been the perfect combination of stimuli and exercise for body, mind and spirit, which energise your body. And the nicest part is that you don’t need special equipment or prior training to enjoy it. A small space and the right mattress are all you need to relax doing yoga. You need a few basic poses to start exploring the mysterious world of yoga classes. Its effects on your body and mood will be seen shortly, and after a longer period you can, enjoy real changes in your whole lifestyle.

Freedom of spirit
We are all looking for solutions to get rid is stress. For many of us, physical exercise at the gym or contact sports do wonders, but in the end, you may feel just as tired and alert.  Yoga, on the other hand, involves a series of relaxation techniques, which may induce a state of calmness when practised regularly. Besides training the body, yoga also teaches your mind and helps you focus better. The breathing exercises practised in yoga, called pranayama, have been created and improved for thousands of years to calm the frenzy of your full schedule.
More flexible and more toned
Most of the postures you need to maintain during yoga class, positions that are called asanas, smoothly train all your muscles and joints, which makes you more flexible as you advance and become increasingly confident of the motions made in harmony with breathing. Moreover, in yoga, you will use the weight of your body to develop and strengthen your muscles.

Better sleep and new energy
Few of those who manage to bed between 7 and 9 hours a night, the recommended time to allow the body to receive enough power. Yoga can be a solution not just for insomniacs, but also for those who cannot get restful sleep, due to stress caused by daily problems. Yoga helps relax the nervous system, which is responsible for restful sleep, and there are specific asanas that can be practised right before bedtime, to induce a state of calmness in the body.

Start exploring yoga with optimism and you will see how your posture, balance and strength will be much improved.
The benefits continue with accelerated metabolism, optimal blood circulation, easier breathing, better memory and healthy immune system.






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