Yoga has long claimed to lower stress...how? Using breath to intentionally target your parasympathetic nervous system while your body is in challenging positions. It trains your mind to remain calm under stress, quieting your fight or flight reflex. With practice, this discipline carries over into everyday life, allowing you to face challenges with a calm, clear mind.
Injury or illness do not have to keep you from fitness. Movement is medicine, and yoga can keep you moving as you recover. Modifications are available and encouraged. The road to back to health is shorter when you keep moving.
Can we all agree, gravity is difficult to fight? Day in and day out gravity works to pull you down. Yoga poses allow you to use gravity to your advantage! Each pose changes your relationship with gravity, challenging proprioception and increasing mind body awareness. Improved awareness allows you to stack your skeleton well and efficiently stand against gravity.