Yoga Meditation Benefits Both Mental And Physical Health

Numerous yoga meditation benefits to your health from regular practice continue to be documented. The more studies that get done, the more the evidence in favor of doing regular yoga meditation seems to accumulate. These benefits are both physical as well as mental health in nature. Here’s a short summary appearing over at HeyKiKi.com

Yoga Meditation Benefits Both Mental And Physical Health

Yoga is an art of balancing mind and body simultaneously

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Regular yoga meditation benefits mental and physical health. Photo by StockByte c/o Photos.Com.

and an alternative medicine which has been mentioned in ancient Indian philosophy.

The various styles of yoga that

people use for health purposes are a combination of physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.

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It’s pretty amazing how many different ways yoga meditation benefits health and wellness to regular practitioners. It’s certainly never too late to start. Why not get involved and pick a style of yoga that will be something that you can incorporate into your life in the long term? There are so many different styles to choose from, and I’ll be discussing more about them in the weeks to come so stay tuned.

If you found this helpful, leave a comment. Let me know what you’d be interested in learning more about. This blog is for anyone interested in the betterment of their health and well being through yoga meditation, so it can be tailored to your needs and interests.

The autonomic nervous system is divided into the sympathetic system, which is often identified with the fight-or-flight response, and the parasympathetic, which is identified with what’s been called the relaxation response. When you do yoga – the deep breathing, the stretching, the movements that release muscle tension, the relaxed focus on being present in your body – you initiate a process that turns the fight or flight system off and the relaxation response on. That has a dramatic effect on the body. The heartbeat slows, respiration decreases, blood pressure decreases. The body seizes this chance to turn on the healing mechanisms.                                                      — Richard Faulds

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