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Is Yoga a Remedy for Stress ?

Nov 8, 2007
Lets take a closer look at this subject and find out whether stress and yoga can be related and whether yoga can be a true remedy for stress?

Yoga teaches balance of mind, body and spirit. To really do yoga beneficially we need to practice it daily to reap the benefits which includes flexibility and mental clarity. Yoga can be in particular effective in the treatment of stress.

The practice of yoga dates back over 5000 years and yoga is the oldest defined practice of self development. Yoga has been very popular in the east and it is now becoming very popular in the west also. Most people who do yoga can see the physical benefits of yoga. The practice of yoga can also give psychological benefits such as stress reduction and stress relief. And it can give you a sense of well being and spiritual benefits.

Exercises is good for the body but also good for the mind. Yoga is a very good method for exercising the body. Exercising your body with yoga can help with stress relief because it provides a way for the body to relief tension and frustration.

Whenever we find ourselves in a stressful situation our body experiences pain. The heart rate can go up, adrenalin rushes through our body and the immune system can shut down temporarily. If this stress continues and we stay on high alert for a prolonged period of time, we can experience exhaustion and burn out. Now none of us can avoid stress really. But we can return to a state of balance. Yoga can provide a calming and relaxations sense of stress relief and can be done according to your life style and preference.

Now there are different ways of combating stress and yoga is one of them. Actually yoga combines several techniques to combat stress. Yoga provides a combination of benefits such as breathing exercises, stretching exercises, fitness program, meditation practice and guided meditations all in one technique. That is powerful, that is very powerful ! Even for people who have physical limitations yoga can be very beneficial just by practicing the breathing techniques, the meditation and the guided meditation. Just by doing this you can have great benefits with the practice of yoga.

So in conclusion yes yoga can be a great remedy for stress and can offer some stress relief. Yoga has combined set of principles and exercises that can greatly benefit you and help you to deal with stress.
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