The benefits of a regular and mindful Yoga practice
Yoga is a potent tool that can transform not only your body, but also the way you see yourself, how you live your life and relate to everything that surrounds you. Yoga makes you healthier, stronger and happier. Yoga makes you calmer, more focused and aware. Yoga helps you deal with adversity and trauma.
Regular Yoga practice offers so many benefits that becomes a bliss to all those that commit to a regular practice. But Yoga is not a magic potion that you take and get instant magical results. Yoga requires time, self-commitment and the humbleness to be willing to learn. Yoga is a journey into your Inner-Self, a continuous process towards a clearer awareness of Everything. Yoga benefits may come slowly, but it's effects will be life-changing and long-lasting.
No mater what your motive is when starting to practice, you'll discover that you'll get to what you were looking for in the first place and end up getting so much more than you expected!
I went to my first yoga class just for fun, but what I discovered was so deep and meaningful that that first class ended up being the beginning of a long new journey that would lead me to never thought of places. Sometimes you look for one thing and end up discovering another more powerful one! That's life's powerful, endless ability to surprise you!
Below I describe just a few benefits that arise from a regular Yoga practice. Maybe achieving some of them would be of significative importance in your life, maybe you'd be happy to achieve just one. Whatever it is that you need, a mindful practice will for sure deliver and fill you with contentment and joy. If you decide on getting into a regular Yoga practice you could:
Improve posture and body awareness;
Improve flexibility, strength and endurance;
Improve overall health by strengthening the immune system;
Heal/relieve chronic pain (Ex: back pain, neck pain, etc) and stiffness;
Improve movement efficiency;