It´s all about Balance
Yoga focuses your body’s natural tendency towards health and self-healing. The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both mind and body. Typically, classes include breathing exercises, assuming postures (called asanas or poses) that stretch and flex various muscle groups, ending with a brief meditation.
The relaxation techniques incorporated in yoga can lessen chronic pain such as lower back pain, arthritis, headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome. It can also lower blood pressure and reduce insomnia. It increases flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improves respiration, energy and vitality, has positive effects for cardio and circulatory health and helps to protect the body from injury. One of the primary benefits of yoga is to help manage stress. It creates mental clarity and calmness, increases body awareness, centers attention and sharpens concentration. It is a body based practice yielding numerous benefits for overall health and well-being.
Frida Castañon / Yoga Instructor