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Yoga and Yogic Breathing

The awareness of the interplay between the mind and body and the breath differentiates yoga from most popular western forms of exercise.

It is particularly relevant to modern living; it is the training of the body to be healthy and free from disease and of the mind to be disciplined, clear and attentive.

Physical Benefits

  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased muscle strength and tone
  • Improved respiration, energy and vitality
  • Maintaining a balanced metabolism
  • Weight reduction
  • Cardio and circulatory health
  • Improved athletic performance
    Protection from injury

Mental Benefits

Yoga’s incorporation of meditation and breathing can help improve a person’s mental well-being.

  • Mental clarity and calmness
  • Increase body awareness
  • Relieve chronic stress patterns
  • Relax the mind
  • Focus attention
  • Sharpen concentration
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