Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a vast science combining many diverse techniques. Used appropriately* the different aspects of yoga can help to correct or alleviate many conditions and imbalances in all levels of our being; physical, mental, emotional, energetic, intuitive and spiritual.

After a class people usually feel deeply relaxed, centred and energised. These qualities inspire us to continue practising yoga, leading to further experience of the many benefits of yoga. Yoga is an experiential science and the best way to discover the benefits is to give it a try, come along, preferably for at least eight weeks of classes and see how yoga affects you! With regular practice yoga becomes very self-empowering!

Some benefits from yoga are:

An increase in flexibility and a relief from stiffness, aches and pains, arthritis.

A healthy respiratory system and an improvement in related conditions i.e. asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, shortness of breath, mouth breathing etc.

A functioning digestive system, reliving disorders such as wind, constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome, acidity.

An increase in circulatory functions relieving conditions such as high blood pressure, low blood pressure etc.

A balance in the endocrine system, helping conditions such as high blood pressure/hypertension, hyper/hypo thyroid-ism, diabetes type 2, reproductive disorders etc.

The reproductive system, is affected regulating the menstrual cycle and relieving menstruation cramps.

With relaxation there is a relief from tension headaches, also a relief from feeling stressed, angry, frustrated, anxious, nervous, worried.

Improved concentration cures the dissipated mind, the inability to concentrate, feeling of dullness, unfocused, bored.

Yoga can help the control of panic attacks and in dealing with post traumatic stress.

It regulates energy levels relieving lethargy, lack of motivation, low self-esteem, depression, S.A.D, apathy.

With yoga a sense of contentment and happiness emerges, positive habits will be pursued, and creativity follows.

And ultimately a connection with Atma, our inner self develops.

*In some instances it may be necessary for an individual to attend one to one classes.