Yoga Benefits

by | May 7, 2012

Beth Cox - yoga therapist

Yoga for health and wellbeing

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on body, breath and mind. Yoga is now very popular in the West because it offers solutions to support both our physical and mental well-being.

Many studies suggest yoga is a safe and effective way to increase physical activity, especially strength, flexibility and balance.

What to Expect

Some of the reasons to practice yoga regularly

Yoga class standing forward bend

Increased Flexibility

See improvements in your flexibility and mobility in a few weeks with regular yoga practice. This is often accompanied by reduced daily aches and pains.

Help Manage a Health Condition

Yoga can support you to live with a chronic condition. Both by maintaining physical mobility and improving mental resilience to manage the range of emotions you may experience.

Beth Cox Yoga Therapist

Help with Stress and Anxiety

Regular yoga practice gives us many tools to help us manage anxiety and stress.  It can also help us to reconnect with parts of ourselves we may has lost touch with.

Improved Muscle Strength and Tone

Regular yoga practice helps to maintain muscle tone and strength, often improving your balance and posture.

121 yoga therapy adjusting upward dog

Improved Respiration, Energy and Vitality

Slow-focused breathing improves respiratory function and can reduce high blood pressure.

Improved Sleep

Many students say they have a great night’s sleep after yoga classes.   Regular yoga practice helps with insomnia, making it easier to get to sleep and get back to sleep if you wake in the night.

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