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International Yoga Day

Common category: Author : Arthi
Posted On : 2016-06-21 14:38:31

The first International Day of Yoga was observed on June 21, 2015 all over the world. Since 2015, every year of 21st June is celebrated as International Yoga day. The main purpose of Yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both mind and body. Yoga guide us “How to be disciplined, healthy, physically and mentally strong, spiritual development, best quality in ourselves and self-realization. Daily practice of yoga leads to live a healthy and stress-free life.  

Physical Benefits:

Yoga practices include breathing exercises, meditation and asanas. It helps to stretch and flex muscle groups. Yoga is the simple and best medicine to heal disease. 

  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased muscle strength and tone
  • Improved respiration, energy and vitality
  • Maintaining a balanced metabolism
  • Weight reduction
  • Cardio and circulatory health
  • Improved athletic performance
  • Protection from injury
  • Improves concentration

Diseases cured by yoga:

  • Lower back pain
  • Arthritis
  • Headaches
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Low blood pressure
  • Insomnia

Mental Benefits:

Nowadays, the main issues in our daily life is stress and tension. The stress can reveal itself in different ways that includes neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, drug abuse and an inability to concentrate. Meditation and breathing is the best technique to keep your mind peace and happy. Regular practice of yoga leads to,

  • Mind clarity
  • Patience
  • Body awareness
  • Relieves chronic stress patterns
  • Sharpens listening capability
  • De-tox the body
  • De-stress the mind

Yoga helps to keep us physically fit and also mentally and emotionally balanced. It also helps to improve your body posture when you stand, sit, sleep or walk. It helps to relieve you from body pain. Yoga and meditation have the power to improve your intuitive ability so that you effortlessly realize what needs to be done, when and how, to yield positive results.


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