The world of yoga is not perfect, and, paradoxically, the very practice that lowers my stress level can cause it to soar. Nevertheless, I do love yoga and for me, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. When I encounter negative feelings and situations, I just breathe my way through.
We dug up some of the most recently published works (all in 2015) on the perks of a persistent yoga practice.
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The truth is that the practice of yoga is not about changing the brain, body, headstands, or even about gaining greater happiness and joy. If it were, it'd be just like taking a spinning class or doing a set of lunges at the gym. Yoga aims toward transcendence of all those things.
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While millions of people around the world today use yoga as a form of physical exercise and countless others use it for spiritual liberation, the number of people using yoga as a therapy is perhaps its greatest area of growth.
This is a much-needed antidote to the troublesome tendency to reduce Yoga to the status of a fitness trend. It is much much more than that, and one hopes that those who appreciate India's great gift to the world will keep its deeper dimensions in the forefront of public awareness.
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Can I say for sure that it has worked for me? Not with a double blind study, but I do believe that my investigations have led me to a plan which has helped me and maybe could help you, too.