Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has multiple benefits for our health, here are some examples:

– Increases flexibility & builds muscle strength – both is needed for a healthy body

– Increases blood flow/circulation, boosts immune system while draining lymphs

– Protects bone density and reduces high blood pressure

– Releases (chronic) stress, lowering cortisol levels

– Helps night sleep and general feeling of rest and clarity

– Supports concentration, digestion and emotional well-being

 

For a more exhaustive overview, see https://www.yogajournal.com/lifestyle/count-yoga-38-ways-yoga-keeps-fit

Or read this exhaustive interview I completed for hello yoga:

https://helloyoga.com/jessica-wiese-psychologist-cognitive-neuroscientist-yoga-teacher-interview-eff7c75630c0

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