Why should you start practicing yoga in 2024?

Pourquoi devrais-tu débuter la pratique du yoga cette année ?

Millions of French people have become fans of it in recent years. The practice of yoga is an ancestral discipline, whose multiple benefits on health , body & mind are proven by science. And luckily, everyone can access it.

Yes, even to you!

  • Do you want to get started, but you don't know how to go about it?
  • Are you afraid of not succeeding and that's stopping you from taking the plunge?

 In this article, we invite you to discover yoga in a new light. Whether you are alone or with your family, sporty or sedentary, yoga is certainly a discipline within your reach!

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 Very often, beginners do not dare to start practicing yoga out of fear. Fear of not succeeding, of doing wrong, or of getting involved in a world that doesn't suit them...

But know that everyone in the world can practice yoga on a daily basis; whatever their origins, cultures, beliefs, conditions or even their ages.

 If you want to start yoga, you can do it!

“The practice of yoga includes the body, mind & soul. It always bears fruit and gives those who practice it what they are looking for. » — Sri T. Krishnamacharya

 Discover our selection of 7 good reasons to take up yoga and enjoy its many benefits on a daily basis.

1 - Improve your flexibility & tone your body

If your goal is to strengthen your body in depth, increase your physical strength, or gain flexibility, there is no need to head to the gym!
Certain types of yoga such as “Yoga Vinyasa ” can allow you to accentuate the tone of your body and increase your strength and musculature.
 Practicing yoga postures will help you gain flexibility and tone your entire body to make it more toned.

 

2 - Get moving and have fun with your family

Doing yoga is not necessarily synonymous with great calm, meditation or great silence.

You can absolutely share a yoga session in a group, with your children or with your family. Practicing yoga with children is even more beneficial for their development: this discipline teaches them to concentrate and stimulate them in a fun way. A yoga session at home is a pleasant way to share moments of intense laughter and create beautiful memories .

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So, you can find many yoga exercises for children, which will do you all good. Laughing, stretching, working on your concentration... by practicing laughter yoga, for example, is entirely possible!

3 – Relax and find balance

 If you suffer from anxiety, stress, pain or have difficulty falling asleep ; practicing yoga is an excellent initiative.

 Choose yoga exercises adapted to your difficulties or the aspects of your life that you want to perfect. By repeating them, these gestures & postures will become automatic for you and you will very quickly appreciate the benefits.

 A few minutes of yoga are enough to reap the benefits and progress on a daily basis. The most important thing is that you take this time for yourself, because you are the most important person in your life.

4 – Boost your libido through yoga practice

 “Tantra yoga” and yoga in general can help you promote your libido, or work on various aspects of sexuality. The truth is, simply taking time out to do yoga exercises every day increases your chances of regaining a better libido.

  • For what ?

The effects of yoga on mental health are proven. In the long term, they imply a state of serenity, greater self-confidence , better knowledge of your body, etc. As a result, libido and desire resurface!

5 - Learn to control your body and mind

 During a yoga session, you will learn to breathe , to control your breath through relaxation and to become truly aware of your breathing. Over time, you will have the ability to better manage your emotions, by putting into practice breathing techniques that have become natural.

Breathing, emotion management & yoga postures are powerful exercises for your mental well-being, thanks to which you learn to control your body & your mind.

6 – Boost your brain functions

 You understand, yoga is a discipline in its own right that comes in different forms. It can be physical and dynamic, gentle and relaxing or even simple and fun.

Either way, the yoga exercises you perform benefit your brain functions: better concentration, improved memory, capacity for introspection, etc.

7 - The practice of yoga to combat chronic pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, or your motor skills are reduced, you can also enjoy the benefits of yoga. The practice of yoga is even particularly indicated in cases of chronic pain:

  • Joint pain ;
  • Menstrual pain;
  • Migraines;
  • Back pain and much more.

 Of course, you will have to take great care in selecting exercises adapted to your needs. Thanks to simple postures, the ailments you suffer from can significantly reduce; or at least not get worse due to a lack of physical activity.

 The health benefits of yoga are numerous and extend well beyond our selection of 7 good reasons to take up yoga this year.

 

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