Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline whose aim is to transform body and mind and to keep all kinds of diseases away from you.
Yoga teaches you how to stay calm and not react when you face a stressful, potentially harmful situation. Although we can’t choose what happens to us, we can and should choose how we are going to react to that. Yoga explains that bad life events actually do not exist unless we make them real by reacting in a negative way and rejecting to accept them. Longer periods of time under stress cause different kinds of diseases and by practicing yoga we learn how to relax and accept life as it is.
Yoga teaches us how to respect our body and ourselves. It reduces depression and anxiety, brings calmness and serenity, improves our self-esteem and introduces quality into our lives.
When it comes to physical benefits of practicing yoga, it is proven that it boosts our immune system, blood circulation, increases the supply of oxygen to our tissues and many, many more. Yoga is not just about meditating, but also about exercising, and we all know how important physical exercising is.
If you want to try practicing yoga by yourself, you can start with the Sun Salutation. It is a set of 12 yoga postures that you can easily do at home and it works on both body and mind. It impacts every organ in the body and helps you stay fit, healthy and happy – the benefits are numerous.
Try to start your day with this Sun Salutation sequence, do it properly, and you will find your way to good physical and mental health.