Benefits of Yoga Asanas


Just as the knowledge of Yoga is vast and deep, so are its benefits. The practice of yoga benefits the body, mind and spirit.

Benefits of yoga for the body

  • Improves flexibility of muscles and joints
  • Strengthens muscles and bones
  • Improves posture and body alignment
  • Improves digestion, circulation, and immunity
  • Enhances function of neurological and endocrine organs
  • Prevents and provides relief from chronic illnesses, such as chronic pain syndromes, anxiety and panic disorders, depression, sleep disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, and high blood pressure
Overall the body feels healthier, more energetic. It is less prone to diseases and effects of day-to-day stress.


Benefits of yoga for the mind

If the mind is well, everything else feels well. With regular practice of yoga, the mind gets the following benefits:
  • Increased peace, alertness and clarity of mind
  • Increased ability to deal effectively with short and long-term stresses
  • Increased concentration of mind
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Decreased reliance on drugs
  • Greater energy and enthusiasm for life
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