15 reasons why you should be doing Yoga

Source: Petra’s Yoga Poses around the world

  1. Improves athletic performance
  2. Increases muscle strength and tone
  3. Increases mental capacity for concentration and improves short term memory
  4. Reduces anxiety
  5. Improves sleep
  6. Improves flexibility
  7. Provides more energy
  8. Corrects posture
  9. Improves balance
  10. Improves stamina
  11. Releases muscle tension
  12. Better sense of wellbeing
  13. Improves ability to cope with stress
  14. Improves skin tone
  15. Reduces risks of obesity, cancer, stroke, heart disease, osteoporosis, depression and type 2 diabetes

So what are you waiting for?!

There are many, many helpful videos on Youtube to get you started or you can even pick up a DVD or book. I have my mum’s old book from the 80’s written by Barbara Currie and I’d highly recommend any of her books or DVDs.

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