Yoga: An Exercise and a Peace of Mind

December 28, 2016

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 Yoga: An Exercise and a Peace of Mind
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The Benefits of Yoga

Are you looking for variety in your workout? Improved flexibility? An improved a peace of mind? Yoga might be the answer.

The Yoga Health Foundation reports that “yoga isn’t just a physical exercise program. It is a scientific system designed to generate greater clarity and harmony in life. With a regular practice, individuals often notice a stronger, slimmer, and more flexible body, in addition to a mentally sharper, more patient, and relaxed sense of self.”

Benefits of yoga include:

     1.     Stress relief

     2.     Pain relier

     3.     Better breathing

     4.     Flexibility

     5.     Increased strength

     6.     Weight management

     7.     Improved circulation

     8.     Cardiovascular conditioning

     9.     Presence

     10.   Inner peace

Thinking about trying a yoga class? Campus Recreation offers many different types of free yoga classes to try this year!  


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