Yoga slows the aging process. It helps maintain a healthy, young mind, body and soul and brings psychological, physical and spiritual rewards.
Yoga is well liked by people with breathing difficulties such as asthma.
Performing Pranayama regularly can control lack or shortness of breath more successfully without the use of drugs.
Yoga is relaxing so it works well in controlling blood pressure.
Yoga can also assist in the managements and relief of pain. Back pain in particular can be vastly improved or totally stopped. It is very helpful to arthritis sufferers. The moderate stretches provide relief to aching joints.
It is also good for weight management. The weight loss is slow but constant and Yoga tones the body while weight is reducing.
Yoga instructs in managing pain and in relaxation. Once the skill of relaxing when needed has been learnt, managing pain is straightforward. Yoga can also assist those who have chronic depression.
Pranayama requires breathing through one nostril only. EEGs have proved that this increases brain activity in the other side of the cranium, which can improve cognitive functioning.
Most people who practice Yoga for a long time say that they have an improved attitude and awareness of life.
Yoga provides a body in better physical shape and thus an improved attitude leads to greater self-respect.
Yoga helps people be aware of their own bodies and personalities and lets them see their position in life as a whole.
Therefore, Yoga guarantees a fruitful, rewarding life and improves the lives of individuals near us.