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2 Big Benefits of Yoga

By Jerry Golez

A yoga teaching has explored the exact understanding of healthy functions of mind and body. Yoga practitioners or Yogis enjoy healthy well being proved through increased flexibility and discipline, one of the most significant benefits of yoga is its property of relieving stress, invigoration, and weakness through relaxation. Yogis cultivate immunity and gains effective resistance to the surroundings and help put things into perspective. Yoga helps on improving sexual life and also reduces weight and is used as preventive or therapeutic therapy.

To obtain the benefits of Yoga, practitioners must practice the combination of Pranayama (breath control), Asanas (physical activity), and meditation.

Tests proved that Yoga increases the right functioning of the body and is synchronizing with mind. The balance is created in endocrine and nervous system and directly influences all the systems of the body.

Spiritual Benefits

Practicing Yoga can helps mind discipline attaining peace mentally, it improves concentration powers that give us enlightened living state, plus you become emotionally and mentally centered. Yoga makes a purified heart and away from vices like envy, hate, greed, attachment, and other bad feelings. It actually changed my perspective in life and helped me understand my being me and how my life works. In fact, yoga practitioners started to look at things differently and made the world as part of their family.

Yoga also helped in the development of social and personal values; the feeling of well-being is so real that a person becomes kinder, compassionate, and more ethical. Yoga practitioner sees connections between him and the environment and recognizes that the lives of all the people are conjoined.

According to studies, most illnesses are due to intoxication. Yoga actually helped a lot of people to cultivate positive attitude to correct life style and has developed feelings such as harmony, brotherhood and equality. This attitude helped to liberate yoga practitioners from all physiological and psychosomatic diseases.

Physical Benefit

In any physical level, yoga in fact is very effective for cases of disorders. Yoga exercises helps practitioners to treat illnesses like blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, digestive disorders, fatigue, bad posture, heart conditions and asthma. It revitalizes the heart, brain, muscles, nerves and increases vitality.

Yoga is the best way to tone muscles and make you stronger. Practicing of yoga gives a healthy habit to improve respiration and prevents muscle pain. It also maintains metabolism and promotes flexibility, discipline, awareness and ease of movement.

In short, Yoga makes you feel better.

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