Yoga and its benefits: 50 surprising positive effects
Listed as intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, there are hundreds and hundreds of people who are practicing yoga on a daily basis.
From New York to Vancouver, passing through Milan, Sydney, Mexico City, Cape Town, and Hong Kong, all the way down to the southern Italian region of Salento, everybody is practicing their best ohm.
Within the last few years the whole world has embraced this ancient Indian practice, but what are the reasons that turned it into such a popular practice? And what are the real benefits of yoga asanas?
Yoga seems to be the answer to all problems: from back pain to insomnia, passing though loosing weight, finding inner peace and building self confidence.
Can this practice be so incredibly powerful?
Well, the answer to this question is: YES!
Here At The Aia we LOVE YOGA and we truly believe in the power of yoga.
Surrounded by hectares of green vegetation, our beautiful villa in Puglia is the perfect place where to enjoy some yoga time.
We regularly host yoga retreats for those who wish to disconnect and reconnect, take care of their mind, body, and soul and experience a real wellness retreat.
But how can one single practice lead to so many physical and psychological effects?
The relationship between health and yoga has been proven by a number of doctors, scientists, and health specialists from all over the world.
Yoga is incredibly powerful not only because it represents a great way to exercise the body and detoxify the organism, but it is also a great exercise to keep you present in the here and now.
Modern society has become way too stressful and it is essential to find a way to release stress and emotions in order to establish your inner balance. An incredibly powerful yoga effect is indeed the capacity of finding the power of now.
Here comes a list of health benefits of yoga that you probably didn’t know about.
Improves quality of life
Increases physical strength
Reduces mental stress and physical tension
Helps weight loss
Reduces insomnia and sleeping problems
Heals inflamed muscles, tissue and joints
Enhances balance and mobility
Helps regulating blood glucose levels
Helps minimizing migraines
Improves personal relationships with family members, fiends and coworkers
Improves the capacity of dealing with stressful situations
Betters your posture and body health
Opens up energetic channels
Boosts the immune system
Boosts cardiovascular benefits
Helps fighting rheumatoid arthritis
Enhances body flexibility
Helps fighting depressing states
Boosts your body metabolism
Makes you feel better
Helps building self-confidence
Enhances your sense of gratitude
Boosts sex life
Increases pain tolerance
Helps stimulating the detoxification process within the body
Boosts body and mental energy
Helps preventing constipation
Boosts your personal body awareness
Helps achieving better control of the body
Creates a positive mind-body connection
Increases mind concentration and motivation
Brings calmness and inner peace
Promotes a strong lymphatic system
Helps reducing levels of triglycerides
Increases the level of red blood cells in the body
Enhances a better muscle tone
Improves eye-hand coordination
Encourages insuline production
Helps controlling some side effects of menopause
Provides more lung rooms for better breathing
Helps your body to stay drug-free
Introduce you to a healthy lifestyle
Supports the connective tissue
Lowes risks of heart diseases
Helps sharpening the memory
Helps preventing Alzheimer’s Disease
Reduces the pain of PMS
These are just some of the several advantages of yoga.
Practicing yoga everyday or just a couple of times a week can better your life on so many different levels.
Whether you are an experienced yogi or you are about to unroll your mat for the very first time, indulge yourself with a yoga retreat in Puglia and come and join us At The Aia.
Our professional staff, along with the beauty of the best Puglia beaches and villages will help you living a truly unforgettable experience.