One of the beauties of yoga is that it opens the door to all, at any age. Never too late to start. Consequently, there is no harm to anyone from yoga, and there is no excuse not to engage in it. But, how useful it is, can only be understood by practicing it.
One of the beauties of yoga is that it opens the door to all, at any age. Never too late to start. Consequently, there is no harm to anyone from yoga, and there is no excuse not to engage in it. But, how useful it is, can only be understood by practicing it. "The young, the elderly, the sick and weak - everyone can turn to yoga and benefit from constant practice. Success reaches someone who is involved and not the one who does. "
1. Soft impact. Muscles toned
yoga differs from regular sports training is to realize the performance of movements and that it does not cause muscle spasms. The practice gradually extends ligaments and leads to tone muscles, which play an important role in shaping the slender figure.
2. Alone with him
in our busy world, the opportunity to be alone with him seems to us often. Practice gives an incomparable feeling of oneness - with me, helping to calm the mind, leaving "the door" all alarms and problems. You will learn to hear themselves and the vanity of vanities distinguish from what is really important.
3. Protection from inside
the practice of yoga is especially beneficial for people who are over 25 when the regenerative ability of the body decay and resistance to disease is weakened. At the beginning of the last century, doctors have established a close relationship between immunity and the condition of the connective tissue (which is formed from the bones, cartilage, ligaments and tendons). Therefore, deep stretching in asanas not only helps develop flexibility but also increases the body's resistance to various diseases.
4. On guard of health and harmony
Yoga really helps to regulate body weight (by normalizing levels of cortisol, a hormone that is under stress causes appetite). If your weight is below normal, then it will increase if higher - is reduced. It is not the degree of physical activity, and that practice is changing and soul, and body. Already it is no secret that yoga helps get rid of bad eating habits. Moreover, reducing the level of the stress hormone cortisol, regular practice helps to keep calcium in the bones, preventing osteoporosis, the threat of which appears after 35 years!
5. As a beautician after
Through the practice skin is rejuvenated and acquires a special glow: aligned color, fade dark circles under the eyes. Practice regulates carbon dioxide content in the blood, resulting in improved metabolism and altered biochemical processes in the tissue.
6. Second Youth
With age, our blood increased levels of cortisol - a stress hormone, and the level of sex hormones - testosterone and estrogen - is reduced. However, it is dependent on the last level of our youth and beauty. We are able to increase life expectancy and improve quality. "Yoga is not promising miracles, but it can slow down the aging process!"
7. Only peace of mind
during the practice of the blood is thrown the great amount of serotonin and endorphins, and you get a sense of psychological comfort, independent of external circumstances. At the first lesson, you will experience for yourself what it means to be both relaxed and focused (even though earlier it seemed impossible and did not fit in my head). And over time, you will learn how to apply this skill in everyday life: even the most dreaded hands on deck at work will not be able to knock you out of a rut.
8. Royal Posture
Hunched back, a curvature of the spine and closed chest - all this we "owe" benefits of civilization. Regular practice of yoga will help restore the aristocratic posture for a few months.
9. No Pain
Asanas (postures) strengthen the muscles of the torso, improve flexibility and lengthen the spine, to create space between the vertebrae, to minimize pressure on the disks and restore them. Thus, yoga helps to get rid of chronic pain in the lower back, which with age begins to disturb even those who lead an active lifestyle. Well, if you start to do, without waiting for the unpleasant symptoms of sciatica and did not appear!
10. Yourself Masseur
Performing asanas, you literally do massage the internal organs. Particularly useful in this regard torsion: in abdominal organs are alternately stretched and compressed. The result - a normal digestion and smooth functioning of the kidneys and the liver (the vital organs that clean and filter the blood of toxins).
11. From Sadness to Joy
Breath enriches the blood with oxygen because the air during practice reaches all parts of the lungs. In addition, it is an excellent therapy for the treatment of asthma and chronic bronchitis. Calm practice will help with allergies breathe in all seasons. Relaxation deprives the body of the need to respond to stress, which in no small measure aggravates allergies. Once the immune system calms down, allergy symptoms gradually disappear.
Can yoga be treated? Rather, it can be a reliable assistant in the healing. Asanas mobilize the body's natural forces that accelerate the recovery process after a long illness. The practice is a state of relaxation. "Where relax - there's always health". But in order to achieve the effect, you need to practice regularly. The key to success - the effort, patience combined with diligence and perseverance. Pounce is not taken.
13. Hypertensive Interesting
Regular practice of yoga helps to prevent the development of cardiovascular disease; improves lymph and blood circulation, which ensures the normal functioning of all organs and body systems. Asanas are the beneficial effect on the heart (heart muscle strengthening and normalizing its rhythm), lower blood pressure.
14. Reining Emotions
All strong emotions, and the more psychological trauma left trace in our body. Regular practice gradually frees the body from the terminals, and with them dissolve and subconscious emotional blocks. By learning to control the most subtle movements of the body in the asanas, we gradually acquire the ability to: manage negative emotions, become less irritable and short-tempered. Opening the chest, we gradually allow yourself to freely express emotions, become more cordial.
15. Creative charge
Memory of all the envy of practice inverted postures improve memory, mental capacity and brain activity, balancing the work of both hemispheres. Mastering difficult asanas, we overcome the fear of the unfamiliar position of the body, and as a result we have the confidence, not only on the mat, but also in everyday life: the solution to any problem getting us on the shoulder.
According to yoga philosophy, hands and feet - it is the organs of action. Asanas in which we are actively pulling them, strengthen the will, increase our ability to act, our potential, strengthen morale and develop courage - the quality is very relevant for modern man.
17. The Ease of Being
performing the asana, we fully focus on the body, discarding all other thoughts and focusing on the present moment. So we learn to remain "here and now" and enjoy every second and moment of his life.
18. Be Calm
the restless mind, the main problem of the modern successful person. To cope with her help Savasana (Dead Man's posture, performed at the end of practice). It calms the mind, gives deep relaxation and provides well-being, regardless of how much you downloaded. In addition, it clarifies the mind and helps to make informed, clear decisions.
19. Healthy Relationships and Family
Yoga improves blood flow to the sex glands and stimulates the pelvic organs. Therefore, the practice can be an effective therapy for the treatment of sexual and gynecological disorders and even infertility.
Finally, yoga leads us to believe in our own strength. Mastering new asanas, had seemed to us something unattainable, we are convinced of its ability to make radical steps, which once did not dare to think in their wildest fantasies.
BY: +Prof: Koti Madhav Balu Chowdary