Benefits of yoga are immense and cannot be explained in simple words. Yoga is a system to be practiced and then only you can appreciate the real benefits of yoga. You can think of yoga as a system that can provide you with a well tuned body and a controlled and balanced mind which lays down the foundation for a healthy life.
Yoga as a system can be adopted to have a disease free body and also as an alternative therapy to cure most of the diseases.
There are several styles of yoga and different levels of yoga practice. The real beauty of yoga is that its benefits start manifesting whatever style of yoga you follow and whatever be the level of your practice.
The only condition to get benefits from yoga practice is to learn yoga from a qualified yoga teacher followed up by disciplined and regular yoga practice. A regular practice of yoga over a long period can make significant changes to your body, mind and your life itself.
Yoga practice improves your health and fitness. Yoga practice exercises your muscles and massages your internal organs. Yoga improves the functioning of endocrine, nervous, digestive, respiratory and digestive systems and improves their coordination to create a balanced body. Thus yoga practice concentrates on all parts of the body and provides all round improvement of various body systems.
The various health benefits are as follows:
Yoga is not simply physical exercises to keep fit. It is a transformation of mind and body whereby we embrace a new lifestyle a way of life where we are more comfortable with what is outside and what is inside. There is no dichotomy..mind is balanced and peaceful.
Yoga relaxes your nerves and recharges your nervous system. The mind is brought under control, the fluctuations of mind are stilled. This bring harmony in your thoughts and actions. Once the mind is stilled it becomes more focused and you can carry out your mission in life without worrying about other minor distractions of life.