By Marta Terracciano
September 22, 2020
Nowadays, how many of you are practing yoga or would like to do it?
In our busy life it is not so easy take time for ourselves and for our mental health. But do you really know how yoga can change and improve us?
First of all it makes our body more flexible and it increases our sleep. Despite this, there are others benefits to practing yoga! Let’s see.
- It makes you happier.
In fact, people who’s practing yoga fight anxiety and mild depression, because of all the breathing exercises. The research has confirmed that yoga is an alternative to medication, because it improves the level of serotonin which decreases the level of stress hormones.
- It helps if you have osteoporosis.
Two important positions in yoga are the asana and the triangle, especially if you have osteoporosis.
Some scientists think that if you practise this discipline for 12 minutes a day, your bone mass may increase!
- It makes you more flexible.
Yes, this is so true.
Plus, yoga can help your posture. But it doesn’t finish there: in fact, if you practise it regularly, your muscle mass will increase and your backache will disappear. A panacea if you lead a particularly sedentary lifestyle.
- Your heart will thank you!
Some researches confirmed that yoga, with all its breathing exercises, would act on the sympathetic nervous system and lower the release of adrenaline, the hormone that causes the heart to beat irregularly.
- It improves brain functions.
Do you know that a 20-minute yoga lesson can help you to concentrate and increases your memory?
Goodbye fatigue and memory lapses! You will be more confident and strong. Studies prove that, trust me..
- It gets better your sex life.
I’m not kidding at all. Yoga gets better your body, that of others and the relationship you have with it.
It is not a factor to be underestimated! Actually, yoga increases your desire and, in general, it improves your sexuality.
- It strengthens the immune system.
Yoga could be a perfect shield against colds and flu, but also against far more serious diseases.
This because according to several studies, yoga can improve the production of antibody.
In conclusion, yoga has a lot of benefits and you will see if you start to practise this amazing activity!
But why it is so important for us? The answer is very easy: because we need to move our body and feel relaxed.
In a busy life like the one we are living today, so stressful and full of problems, personal and otherwise, it is significant take care of ourselves.
Remember that physical and mental health come first!
One step a time to achieve your own stability.
You deserve this.
Stay safe, girls!