Yoga Benefits

Yoga Benefits

Your yoga practice is waiting for you – take a look at the benefits to discover how yoga can support you in your daily living.

Flexibility & Strength
Many people start yoga for this reason. The mindful approach of yoga helps to ensure that stretching is done safely, allowing
muscles to move and release into gentle, effective stretches allowing the body to feel more easeful and strong.

Balance & Posture
Mindful movement allows the body to work into tight areas and strengthen areas that may need it. The practice of yoga can
allowus to recognise body imbalances and posture so that over time the body can develop healthier alignment allowing for
improved mobility and functional range of motion.

Happiness & Tranquility
Movement, rest, group exercise and other elements of yoga practice can be helpful in promoting positive mental health. Mindfulness
practices including focusing on the breath have been shown to improve social relationships and reduce depression and anxiety. The benefits
of increased mindfulness through yoga can extend far into our daily lives and relationships

Better Rest
The benefits of being able to rest better include better sleep patterns, a less distracted and less busy mind and the body being
able to relax easier. This then leads to improved concentration and attention, making balanced decisions and taking care
of your emotional wellbeing.

Targeted Purpose
The benefits of choosing a specific practice, such as Yoga for Menopause, can align with a specific purpose such as reducing
menopausal symptoms. If you are an active person, for example a runner, the benefits could be maintaining an injury free body
or perhaps you wish to adapt your programme for pregnancy.

Self Esteem
A yoga practice can help you listen and tune into what your body wants and needs. Many people find that the acceptance and self-awareness that they practise on the yoga mat can have an effect and impact on the way they look after their mind and body off the mat. Improved self esteem can help with making lifestyle choices to lead to a healthy body and mind.

Flexibility & Strength
Yogas safe mindful movements allow’s
musclesto move and release into gentle, effective stretches allowing the body to
feel morefluid and strong.

Balance & Posture
Mindful movement allows the body to work into tight areas and strengthen them. Practice can allow us to recognise body and posture imbalances, so we can improve them.

Happiness & Tranquility
Movement, rest, group exercise and other elements of yoga practice can be helpful in promoting positive mental health which can reach far into our lives and relationships.

Better Rest
Benefits of yoga extend to better rest and sleep patterns. A less distracted and busy mind. Increased improved concentration, attention and making balanced decisions.

Targeted Purpose
Choosing a specific practice, such as Yoga for Menopause, a pregnancy programme or maintaining an injury-free body is one of many ways yoga helps with weight loss and digestion.

Self Esteem
Practice can help you listen and tune into your body needs. Acceptance / self-awareness practised on the mat can impact the way you look after your mind / body off the mat. 

My Top 10 Yoga Tips

Allow inspiration to inform your practice. Put on some music, read inspiring words, practice outside – get creative!

“Be teachable till the end” – Yogarupa Rod Stryker.

Allow your yoga to be you. When we take leave from the
mat that is when our yoga practice becomes alive
and fully present in our lives.

Persevere with your yoga practice, if it was easy it wouldn’t require the practice! “Warriors are strong poses, and you can’t wuss your way through them” – Ana Forrest

Allow change to happen.

Find and listen to people who move, inspire and motivate you: leaders of the world, yoga teachers, friends, children or a TED talk.

Be you. Be inspired. Be a yogi. “Be open and then the truth follow” – Gangaji.

Find a yoga that suits you. Try plenty of different styles,
studios, D.V.D’s – see what sits best with you and then
immerse yourself in it!

BREATHE! Take a huge big inhale right now and a long exhale. Feel how wonderous your life giving breath is, allow it to fill you with joy and acknowledge how amazing you are.

Be Curious and Strive…

Live for the Moment, not the Weekend

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