Why Practice Yoga?

There are many reasons that someone, might practice yoga and research on the benefits is growing all the time. Here is a snapshot of some of the scientifically backed benefits of yoga, from research undertaken by Harvard Medical School:

~ Helps to relieve stress

~ Builds strength and Endurance

~ Improves balance and flexibility

~ Improves your immune system

~ Improves sleep

~ Builds self esteem and confidence

~ Helps ease physical pain and prevent injuries

~ Encourages a healthier lifestyle and promotes self care

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Source: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Yoga, Marlynn Wei, MD, JD & James E. Groves, MD

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