Millions of French people have become followers 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 getting there and that prevents 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!
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 universe that does not correspond to them...
But know that all people in the world can practice yoga on a daily basis; whatever their origins, their cultures, their beliefs, their conditions or their ages.
If you want to start yoga, you can do it!
“The practice of yoga includes body, mind & soul. It always bears fruit and gives those who practice it what they seek. —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
2 - Move and have fun as a family
Doing yoga is not necessarily synonymous with great calm, meditation or great silence.
You can absolutely share a yoga session with a group, with your children or with your family. Practicing yoga with children is all the 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 & create beautiful memories .
Thus, 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 quite possible!
3 - Relax and find balance
If you suffer from anxiety, stress, pain or have difficulty falling asleep ; practicing yoga is a great initiative.
Choose yoga exercises adapted to your difficulties or to the aspects of your life that you want to improve. By dint of repeating them, these gestures & postures will become automatic for you and you will very quickly know how to 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 the practice of yoga
Tantra yoga, and yoga in general, can help you boost your libido, or work on various aspects of sexuality. In truth, the simple act of giving yourself time to perform yoga exercises on a daily basis 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 one's body, etc. Therefore, libido and desire resurface!
5 - Learn to control your body and mind
During a yoga session, you will learn how to breathe , control your breath through relaxation and become truly aware of your breathing. Over time, you will have the ability to better manage your emotions, by putting into practice the breathing techniques that have become natural.
Breathing, managing emotions & yoga postures are powerful exercises for your mental well-being, thanks to which you learn to master your body & your mind.
6 - Boost your brain functions
As you have understood, yoga is a discipline in its own right that comes in different forms. It can be physical and dynamic, gentle and relaxing, or simple and fun.
Anyway, the yoga exercises you perform benefit your brain functions: better concentration, improved memory, ability to introspect...
7 - The practice of yoga to fight against chronic pain
If you suffer from chronic pain, or your motor skills are reduced, yoga can just as well reap the benefits of yoga. The practice of yoga is even particularly indicated in case of chronic pain:
- Joint pain ;
- Menstrual pain;
- Back pain and more.
Of course, you will have to take the greatest care to select exercises adapted to your needs. Thanks to simple postures, the ailments you suffer from can significantly decrease; or at least not worsen due to 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.
The French brand Yofe aims to demonstrate that the practice of yoga is universal & accessible, whatever your lifestyle, passions and desires.