Yoga benefits all aspects of our being…

PHYSICAL

  • Builds muscle strength
  • Improves flexibility
  • Supports posture
  • Bone and joint health
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Supports circulation and heart health
  • Regulates adrenal glands
  • Balances blood pressure
  • Digestive health
  • The major body systems all benefit – skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine and immune systems can be supported, strengthened and balanced through Yoga

MENTAL

  • Improved psychological and mental well-being
  • Increased calmness of mind
  • Reduction in stress and anxiety
  • Heightened clarity of mind
  • Enhanced mental discrimination (the ability to make sound decisions)
  • Boosted memory and concentration
  • Calming of the nervous system
  • The ability to live in the moment (rather than reliving the past or worrying about the future)
  • Can help with anxiety and depression (please note that seeking the assistance of a trained Therapeutic Yoga Practitioner or other health professional is recommended)
  • The ancient Yoga Sutras by Patanjali state that the aim of Yoga is to still the fluctuations of the mind thus opening ourselves to a space of deep peace

EMOTIONAL

  • Yoga encourages self-empowerment and self-care
  • Connection with our feelings not just our thoughts
  • Can support improved relationships as we become less reactive and more compassionate.
  • Embrace tapas – the fire within you to live the life of your dreams
  • Increases positive emotions
  • Supports the release of challenging emotions
  • Emotional balance – governing our range of emotions
  • Enhanced self-confidence and ability to manage life situations
  • Elevates mood and feelings of santosha (contentment)
  • Yoga Therapy is a tool for supporting emotional health where emotional trauma can be released safely with a qualified Therapeutic Yoga Practitioner

SPRITUAL

  • Bliss is our inner nature and yoga can bring us back to this
  • Oneness with self, others, nature, the universe
  • Provides a framework for higher meaning and deeper understanding of life
  • Sense of fulfilment
  • Stimulates the chakras and nadis (energy centres) of the body
  • Encourages self-knowledge and wisdom
  • Ability to manifest positive experiences in daily life
  • Connection with one’s sense of purpose or meaning in life
  • Being in-tune with one’s inner consciousness
  • Fosters gratitude

  

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Copyright Thrive Yoga 2016 | All rights reserved