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