Yoga Benefits: Pristine Posture

Yoga Benefits: Pristine Posture

Our heads are like bowling balls  — big, round, and heavy. When the head is balanced directly atop a healthy, erect spine, it requires less effort for your neck and back muscles to support it. Poor posture can cause back, neck, and other muscle and joint problems. As you slump, your body may compensate by flattening the normal inward curves in your neck and lower back. This can cause pain and degenerative arthritis of the spine.

Yoga Benefits: Flexibility

Yoga Benefits: Flexibility

Improved flexibility is one of the first and most obvious benefits of yoga. Most students find that during their first class they aren’t able to touch their toes, never mind do a backbend. With a consistent practice you will notice a gradual loosening and freedom in the joints, ligaments, bones, and eventually, seemingly impossible poses will become possible.