Yoga is a very complete discipline that improves your well-being and brings you multiple benefits.
In this post we show you how it can help you on a personal level.
- Provides peace of mind: Yoga dissipates fluctuations in the mind, if you learn to calm your mind you will probably live longer and in better health.
- Helps You Sleep Better: Restorative asanas, yoga nidra, savasana, pranayama, and meditation encourage pratyahara, the inner gaze of the senses, which provides rest to the nervous system.
- Improve your sexual health: Yoga increases blood flow and improves circulation throughout the body, including the genitals. Some researchers believe that yoga could also boost sexual desire by helping practitioners better connect with their own bodies.
- Reduce stress: introduce yoga into your day to day to level your levels of stress and anxiety.
- Increased awareness: Regular yoga practice increases your ability to feel what is going on inside your body. In addition to increasing their body awareness, people who practice yoga learn to examine their emotions. Yoga teaches not to identify with emotions and to avoid acting out of emotion.
- Increases the level of happiness: One study found that continued yoga practice improved depression, significantly increased serotonin levels, and reduced levels of monoamine oxidase (an enzyme that interferes with neurotransmitters) and cortisol.
- Encourage a healthy lifestyle – Regular practice gets you moving and burns calories. Of course, yoga can also inspire you to eat more mindfully.
- Increase your self-esteem: If you practice regularly with the intention of examining yourself and improving – not only as a substitute for some aerobic exercise – you will be able to know new aspects of yourself. Yoga offers you tools that will help you personally and you can start to feel better from the first time you practice.
- Helps you focus and focus: Regular yoga practice improves coordination, reaction time, memory, and even IQ scores.
- Helps you put yourself at the service of others: Karma yoga (service to others) is a fundamental part of the philosophy of yoga. Service to others can give your life meaning and your problems will not seem so serious when you see the difficulties that other people have to face.
- Improve your relationships: Regular yoga practice helps to develop friendship, compassion and equanimity. Along with the yogic philosophy of not harming others, telling the truth and taking only what you need will improve many of your relationships.
- Provides inner strength: Yoga can help you make changes in your life. In fact, this could be your biggest benefit.
- Increase the level of consciousness to transform yourself: the more conscious you are, the easier it will be to free yourself from destructive emotions. Yoga reduces anger by increasing feelings of compassion and connectedness and by relaxing the nervous system and mind.