Yoga is so much more than just a physical practice. It is the connecting of the mind with the body, the body with the mind.

Yoga promotes a strength of body and mind that protects you from physical or postural dysfunction, and in doing so minimises the chance of physical injury or the reoccurrence or onset of a physical condition. 

There are a huge range of both physical and mental/emotional benefits that come from regular practice.

Mental Benefits

  • Yoga helps with the management of stress and the associated physical conditions such as lower back and neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, anxiety and depression
  • Promotes focus and concentration
  • Promotes a positive outlook to life and interpersonal relationships
  • Promotes relaxation and well being
  • Promotes self awareness
  • Promotes physical and mental balance

Physical Benefits

  • Yoga helps lessen chronic pain, such as lower back pain,
  • Promotes healthy sleep
  • Helps lower blood pressure
  • Increases flexibility
  • Increases muscle strength and tone
  • Improves joint condition
  • Improves respiration, energy and vitality
  • Maintains a balanced metabolism
  • Weight reduction
  • Cardio and circulatory health
  • Improves athletic performance
  • Increases resistance to injury and illness
  • Contributes to the prevention of arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome
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“When you own your own breath, no one can steal your peace”
— Author unknown