September is recognized as National Yoga Awareness Month, dedicated to helping raise awareness about the practice of yoga and the health benefits. This month, ExperBEAR will be practicing yoga for its health benefits! Learn why you should join him on the yoga journey by reading 4 ExperFACTS about yoga that you may not already know:
- Yoga has physical health benefits. Physical benefits of yoga include: protection from injury, increased flexibility, increased muscle strength and tone, and improved athletic performance. Visit the American Osteopathic Association to learn more about the physical health benefits of yoga.
- Yoga can also help with your mental health. Yoga can help maintain stress levels. With the breathing and meditation incorporated in yoga, a person’s mental well-being can be drastically improved.
- Yoga can help you sleep better. According to research from Johns Hopkins Medicine, having a nightly yoga routine can help you have a better quality of sleep and stay asleep the whole night.
- Yoga connects you with a supportive community. Participating in a group yoga class can ease feelings of loneliness and provide a supportive environment.
The great thing about yoga is that all levels are welcome! It is easy to find a beginner class online in your community.
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