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5 health benefits of yoga

5 health benefits of yoga practicing . Santa Teresa Costa Rica is an amazing spot for yoga retreats

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5 health benefits of yoga

  1. 1. 5 Health Benefits of Yoga We believe the practice of yoga is for people of all ages, all levels, all intentions. Our classes will challenge you physically, but more than that they will be an opportunity to increase self-awareness, knowledge and joy. We welcome you to join this Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica of celebration of Life!
  2. 2. Boost Immunity • A recent Norwegian study found that yoga practice results in changes in gene expression that boost immunity at a cellular level. And it doesn’t take long: The researchers believe the changes occurred while participants were still on the mat, and they were significantly greater than a control group who went on a nature hike while listening to soothing music. By:
  3. 3. Ease Migraines • Esearch shows that migraine sufferers have fewer and less painful migraines after three months of yoga practice. The cause of migraines isn’t fully understood, but Bleier says it could be a combination of mental stressors and physical misalignment that create migraines and other issues. Hunching over a computer or cell phone with your shoulders up and head forward causes overlifting of your trapezius and tightening of the neck. This pulls the head forward and creates muscle imbalances that can contribute to headaches and migraines. By:
  4. 4. Boost Sexual Performance • Studies have found that 12 weeks of yoga can improve sexual desire, arousal, performance, confidence, orgasm and satisfaction for both men and women. How? Physically, yoga increases blood flow into the genital area, which is important for arousal and erections, says Bleier, and strengthens the “moola bandha,” or pelvic floor muscles. Mentally, the breathing and mind control involved with the practice can also improve performance. By:
  5. 5. Asthma • Among the many health benefits of exercise is natural asthma relief. But people with asthma may find some forms of physical activity challenging if they experience exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. That's why yoga is catching on among people with asthma. Yoga is an all-around stress-relieving technique with gentle stretches and a slower pace than other workouts. By : pictures/great-yoga-poses-for-asthma-relief.aspx
  6. 6. Obesity • Vigorous Power, Vinyasa, or Ashtanga yoga classes done for 90 minutes at least 3-5 times a week will produce weight loss. Yoga keeps people more in tune with their bodies making them aware of aware of bad habits, such as eating because of stress, boredom or depression. The first study investigating the effects of yoga on weight was recently conducted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. - By:
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