Though, very often, yoga classes in raffles place Singapore is only partially understood as being limited to asanas (yoga poses). As such, its advantages are only perceived to be at the body level and we fail to understand the immense benefits yoga offers in uniting the body, mind, and breath. When we are in harmony, the journey through life is calmer, happier and more fulfilling.
- All-round fitness
- Weight loss
- Stress relief
With all this and much more to offer, the advantages of yoga are felt in a deep yet subtle way. Here, we can have a look at the top few advantages:
Yoga for all-around fitness
It is a dynamic expression of life – in terms of how joyful, loving and enthusiastic we are.” This is where yoga helps: postures, pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation are a holistic fitness package. The benefits accrued by being a regular practitioner are numerous. Some very discernible ones are:
- Improves health
- Gives mental strength
- Improves physical strength
- Protection from injury
- Detoxifies the body
Yoga for stress relief
A few minutes of yoga during the day can be an immense way to get rid of stress that accumulates daily – in both the body and mind. Yoga postures, pranayama, and meditation are effective techniques to release stress.
Yoga for inner peace
We all love to visit peaceful, serene spots, rich in natural beauty. Little do we understand that peace can be found right within us and we can take a mini-vacation to experience this any time of the day! Benefit from a small holiday every day with yoga and meditation. Yoga is also one of the best ways to calm a disturbed mind.
Yoga to improve immunity
Our system is a flawless blend of the body, mind, and spirit. An irregularity in the body affects the mind and similarly, unpleasantness or restlessness in the mind can manifest as an ailment in the body. Yoga poses massage organs and strengthens muscles; breathing techniques and meditation release stress and improves immunity.
Yoga to live with greater awareness
The mind is constantly involved in activity – swinging from the past to the future – but never staying in the present. By simply being conscious of this tendency of the mind, we can really save ourselves from getting stressed or worked up and relax the mind. Yoga and pranayama help create that awareness and bring the mind back to the present moment, where it can stay happy and focused.
Yoga for better relationships
Yoga can even help improve our relationship with your spouse, parents, friends or loved ones! A mind that is relaxed, happy and contented is better able to deal with sensitive relationship matters.
Yoga for better flexibility & posture
Yoga must become part of our daily routine to get a body that is strong, supple and flexible. Regular yoga practice stretches and tones the body muscles and also makes them strong. It also helps improve our body posture when we stand, sit, sleep or walk. This would, in turn, help relieve us of body pain due to incorrect posture. To read more about body massage treatments in raffles place Singapore click here.