Image: Anne Hungerford (front) & Anne Wanderman
Yoga’s historically rich fabric of theories, observations and principles were designed to unite the mind, body and spirit. This alignment restores balance and harmony to our entire being. The therapeutic qualities of yoga are being enthusiastically confirmed through modern research and studies.
The key incentives that entice people into starting a yoga practice are its natural elements of quieting the mind, drawing awareness to the physical body, and soothing the soul. As the body becomes more flexible, so does the mind and our thinking. Everything begins to relax and become more peaceful.
Yoga’s intoxicating plethora of benefits includes:
Increased flexibility – Easeful body
Increased lubrication of the joints, ligaments and tendons
Massages all of the organs of the body
Toning of the muscles
Sense of well-being, harmony, and peacefulness
Calmness, clarity, and focus
Over-flowing joy and zest
Higher levels of energy
And that is just the icing on the cake. For an extensive list of physiological, psychological and biochemical yoga benefits click here . Be prepared to be blown away!