Saturday, 18 June 2016

Yoga Benefits Your Brain Function and Mental Health

Benefits Of Yoga To Your Brain

 Yoga is forever recommended and has so many benefits for mind and body.  This gentle exercise suits most people and has been proven to be great in keeping the brain fit.  See below for a brief description and click the link above for a more comprehensive explanation.

  • Yoga has been shown to combat cognitive decline. In one 12-week long study, volunteers who did yoga improved memory and mood to a greater degree than those who performed conventional brain training
  • Regular yoga practice has also been shown to have a positive effect on mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, ADHD and schizophrenia
  • Other health benefits from regular yoga practice include improved immune function, reduced risk for migraines and heart disease, improved sexual performance, better sleep and reduced stress

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