Yoga might seem daunting, but learning basic yoga techniques is simple and great for your overall health. Here are five reasons why you should sign up for a yoga class today:
1. Mindfulness is the Key to Relaxation
Yoga can be just what you need to get the type of calm your doctor's been talking about the last few visits. Learning to utilize the art of mindfulness will allow you to concentrate on yourself in the present state of relaxation.
2. Increase Your Range of Motion
What does a star athlete do before he or she plays the big game? That's right; they stretch to prepare their body for the work ahead. Regular yoga practice, even just once a week, can help improve your range of motion, help you to be less clumsy by enhancing your stability, and even increase your mobility as it works out the stiffness of your muscles.
3. Improve Your Memory
You wouldn't think it, but you can work up quite a sweat during your daily or weekly yoga class. Yoga utilizes a combination of techniques that together will increase the blood flow to your frontal lobe. This, in turn, improves attention spans, concentration, and focus which yield a better memory.
4. Perfect Your Rest
Who doesn't want better sleep? Yoga is known to resolve several factors causing one's inability to sleep properly. The resolution of pain, physical activity before bed and cool-down sessions can all be attributed to the presence of better rest.
5. Better Posture
By working out the tightness in your muscles and building a solid foundation, yoga will improve your posture. This will lead to many benefits including being able to breath easier, and achieving some of yoga's more challenging positions. You'll simultaneously build your posture and confidence.
Get started today by signing up for Quantum Health & Yoga Lounge's beginner yoga classes at 10:30am on Saturdays!