Yoga exercises, such as gentle stretching, breathing, meditation
and guided relaxation, release body tension and calm the nervous
system and emotions.
Focus, attention and concentration are promoted by a yoga
practice of mindful movement and body awareness. The practice
of balancing postures, in particular, builds concentration.
Holding yoga postures creates isometric exercise which tones
every part of the body, including the internal organs.
Yoga exercises the glands, organs and endocrine system, massaging,
toning and increasing circulation to stimulate, heal, and
eliminate toxins from the body.
Yoga postures gently stretch the muscles in the body, increasing
the flexibility and lengthening the muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Slow, gentle movements with deep breathing energize the body
rather than tire it. This, in combination with yogas
relaxation and healing benefits, allows daily renewal and
nourishment of the body-mind-spirit.