The word yoga means union. Yoga is a practice that connects mind, body and spirit through different body postures, meditation and breathing. It is a mechanism you into a state where you see and experience reality just the way it is. Yoga aims to create perfect harmony between mind, body and spirit. It is a means that helps you achieve the greater good.
Improves brain function –
When you are happy with your mind and body your brain starts functioning in a better way. All the postures and asanas of yoga help us to relax our mind, body and soul which automatically improves the brain function.
Improves lung capacity –
Yoga improves lung capacity. Wheel , Cobra, Pranayam poses help to breathing begins with strong, healthy lungs. it also help to reduce asthma.
Improves sexual function –
Practicing yoga increases your self confidence. Yoga poses help massage organs and strengthens muscles; while breathing techniques and meditation release stress and improve immunity. So you automatic feel good and your sex life is also improved in-turn.
Increases flexibility –
Moving and stretching in different poses will help you become more flexible. The postures are meant to strengthen your body from inside out, so you don’t just look good, you feel good, too. With age our bones and muscles become more rigid yoga reverses this process and relieve you of body ache. A daily yoga practice increase your body flexibility, and help to reduce extra fat and muscular pain.
Lowers stress level –
With a busy schedule of work our mind and body gets exhausted, Yoga postures, pranayam and meditation improves stress level.
Lowers blood pressure –
By regularly practicing yoga you blood circulation get enhanced which further allows oxygenation in the body. As the body calms down blood pressure is significantly reduced.
Relieves Anxiety –
Many people begin practicing yoga to cope with the feeling of anxiety. Some yoga programs can reduce and heighten brain chemicals that help to combat depression and anxiety related disorders.
Relieves back pain –
Yoga makes your body more flexible as muscles continuously expands and contract. It not just reduce chronic pain but also increases the level of pain tolerance.
Lowers blood sugar level in diabeties –
Yoga reduces the level of glucose in the blood.
Weight loss –
With regular practice of yoga we become more sensitive about our food habits and keep a check on our food intake or food habits. Sun salutation and kapal bhati pranayam are very useful for weight loss.
Increases self confidence –
Through yoga you are more aware about yourself and your body. You feel good you look good so you become more confident.
Stronger bones –
Daily yoga practice increase your bone strength and density. Surya Namaskar is a complete package for strong bone.