How Yoga can change your life
Why you should practice yoga in 2021
Yoga is for everyone, yes also for the inflexible ones. Even kids and elderly can join in. Besides being a complete body workout that lengthens and strengthens your muscles, mobilizes your fascia and even improves your posture, the practice is so flexible in itself, that you can do it everywhere and at any time. You do not even need a yoga mat to get started. There are plenty of yoga exercises you can do on a chair or just standing.
If 2020 taught us something then it is that we need to be more flexible – in our minds too. Yoga can help you with this as its original meaning is: the cessation of the fluctuation of the mind. Change is all around us, and it is our ability to respond to it that decides if we thrive and look for new opportunities or if we let it control us and suffer.
Your yoga practice comes with plenty of amazing side effects for your body. Besides feeling great in your skin as you will work every single muscle in your body, even those in your face and if you consider will-power and mental sanity muscles too, those also will get workouted. Further, you may improve your sleep and you may strengthen your immune system. Your breathing and hence your oxygen intake will improve which will help you to focus better, be more productive and to increase your performance in other physical activities like weightlifting or running.
Your tired neck, shoulders and back from those long hours at your home office, or slouching on the sofa watching netflix will find relief and there are even yoga exercises for your eyes.
For those of us being home with the whole family, this moment of inner silence can be the best stress relief of the day. Sounds awesome? Start now and see how not only your body but also your mind and hence your life will change with yoga.