On a very physical level, practicing yoga soothes the breathing, lowers blood pressure and decreases the heart-rate, not just during the class, but the next time you encounter a stressful situation, your mind and your body becomes better at handling it. It has a potential to do wonders for slowing and calming down our anxious lives.
Most people agree that having dogs join in their owners’ yoga routines is a win-win for all parties involved. If you want to be a good dog owner you need to have fun with it, take it to walks, give it the best dog food and have some bonding 'Doga' time.
Depression is the world’s most widespread illness today and Yoga continues to provide a safe haven for those suffering through the combination of physical exercise, meditation and breathing exercises.
Through regular Yoga practice, you can transform the way you think, act and feel. In doing so, you can improve your relationships with family, friends, and most of all, yourself.
Yoga is great for those who suffer from a pinched nerve in the spine. A pinched nerve happens when part of the disc is displaced and puts pressure on the nerve or nerve root. This can lead to pain, tingling or numbness in the back, legs or feet. A study found yoga can significantly reduce back pain, and it can be as effective as physical therapy.
Properly developed back body strength keeps your shoulders pulled back and away from your ears, pushing your chest forward and straightening your upper spine.
Tired of going to physical therapy for your backache? Here are the finest yoga poses you can try instead of physical therapy that are just as effective and easy!
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