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We humans are all focused towards our earthly possession without the sense of having any importance of healthy life. As a proverb says “Health is wealth“,a person need to maintain a healthy life. In that case Yoga is the best practice to achieve it.Weight loss, a strong and flexible body, glowing beautiful skin, peaceful mind, good health – whatever you may be looking for, yoga has it on offer. However, very often, yoga is only partially understood as being limited to asanas (yoga poses). As such, its benefits are only perceived to be at the body level and we fail to realize the immense benefits yoga offers in uniting the body, mind and breath. When you are in harmony, the journey through life is calmer, happier and more fulfilling. Peace blooms inside a person’s mind and begins a journey of healthy life. Here we can have a look at some health benefits of yoga in daily life.
1.Yoga for all round fitness
As Buddha says “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” There is no better way than yoga to perceive the joy of healthy life as it is the greatest gift. A regular practitioner gains numerous benefits from yoga. Postures, Pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation are the fitness package that helps to maintain a positive mental and physical health. It improves health, gives mental and physical strength and detoxifies body.
2.Yoga for weight loss
Yoga is extremely helpful for weight loss. Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar) and Kapalbhati pranayama(Skull shining breathing technique) are those practice that helps in reducing your weight. Moreover because of yoga on our daily life, we become sensitive about our healthy life style opting for healthy foods only. Hence we can maintain our body weight and keep our mouth sealed on unhealthy and junk foods.
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3.Yoga for stress relief
The impact of stress reflects on both mental and physical health. It is not the case that yoga uproots the stress from its root but it helps to cope in one of those circumstances. There are various Stress Management Techniques that helps us to get rid of stress accumulated on both – mind and body. Meditation and Pranayama are the best practice to release stress.
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4.Yoga for inner peace
Inner peace is the fundamental attribute to lead a joyful and healthy life. Little do we realize that peace comes within us not from the external surrounding. A peaceful mind results in a healthy physique. Visiting a peaceful place and taking break from the hectic schedules makes us experience a peace in our mind any day.Yoga naturally helps to manage your stress and calm our body and mind.
5.Yoga to improve immunity
Our system is a seamless blend of the body, mind and spirit. An irregularity in the body affects the mind and similarly unpleasantness or restlessness in the mind can manifest as an ailment in the body. Yoga poses massage organs and strengthens muscles; breathing techniques and meditation release stress and improve immunity.
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6.Yoga to increase energy
How many of us often feel like we are drained of all the energy by the end of the day? Our hectic schedule makes us exhausted and little do we have the time to enjoy the day. So starting a day with yoga gathers up all the natural energy and boosts us. It keeps the mind positive and body energetic. So it is better for your health to join yoga institute to charge up your batteries rather than being everyday with the exhausted body and soul.
7. Yoga for better flexibility and posture.
Yoga should be in daily practice to make our body supple, strong and flexible. Regular yoga practice, stretches and tones the body muscles and also makes them strong. It also helps improve your body posture when you stand, sit, sleep or walk. Studies have shown that yoga improves bad postures even reverse the age relates posture issue.
8.Yoga for better relationships
Yoga can even help improve your relationship with your spouse, parents, friends or loved ones! A mind that is relaxed, happy and contented is better able to deal with sensitive relationship matters. Yoga and Meditation keeps the mind happy and peaceful; and watch how your relations with those around you blossom.
9.Yoga to improve intuition
Yoga improves our intuitive abilities that makes us realize what needs to be done, when and how. It levels up the mental ability of a person and results us in taking better decisions in life to yield a positive result. It really does work and you just need to experience it.
10. Yoga to live with greater awareness
Every one of us are stressed up thinking about our future and things done in the past. It not only stresses us but also makes us overthink of the situation leading to a fearful mind captive in your own imagination. Yoga helps us to stay focused on the present and live life the most of it.Yoga and Pranayama help create that awareness and bring the mind back to the present moment, where it can stay happy and focused. Yoga should be practiced in daily life because of its numerous advantages. Not only our body is toned but also makes us mentally stronger. Meditation and Pranayama are basically both to achieve inner peace which lead us to a positive and healthy life.
So it is important to learn yoga under a supervision of trained Yoga teacher and be skilled of way to lead a positive and healthy life. In Nepal there are various Yoga institutions offering Yoga classes to boost up your current mental and physical state. Delay no more and start practicing yoga to gain the health benefits of yoga in daily life.
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