Yoga has many great benefits and these benefits cannot be achieved from a single session but they become clear gradually after several sessions. These are the 7 most important benefits of practicing yoga.
1. Increases flexibility
Improved flexibility is the first clear benefit to practice yoga. During the first sessions, you probably will not be able to touch your toes with your hands, let alone touching it by leaning back. The difficult movements for you, will become easy gradually, and after practice, some movements that you deem impossible will be realized.
2. Improves bone mass
It has been proven that yoga exercises increase bone endurance, and may help prevent osteoporosis and the reason for this is that many of the yoga positions require lifting the full weight of the body or part of it, and continue on the same part in different joints.
3. Improves blood circulation
Relaxation in yoga exercises improves blood flow and makes the body transfer more oxygen to the cells, and yoga exercises help in improving hemoglobin levels in the blood.
4. Greater focus
Relaxation exercises in yoga helps humans to focus at the present time. Studies have found that regular practice of Yoga accelerates the reflexes, strengthens memory and increases intelligence.
5. Improves the immune system
it is Likely that some yoga postures improve the function of the immune system, but it hasn’t been proven yet.
6. Pain Relief
many of the postures and breathing techniques alleviate pain clearly such as back pains and arthritis and other pains.
some yoga positions remove excess pressure on the spine and help to treat some cases of spine misalignment, but you should not practice yoga in case of severe spine misalignment.