5. Yoga relaxes you, to help you sleep better.

Research shows that a consistent bedtime yoga routine can help you get in the right mindset and prepare your body to fall asleep and stay asleep.

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9 Benefits of Yoga

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You may feel increased mental and physical energy, a boost in alertness and enthusiasm, and fewer negative feelings after getting into a routine of practicing yoga.

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1. Yoga Improves Strength, Balance And Flexibility.

Slow movements and deep breathing increase blood flow and warm up muscles, while holding a pose can build strength.

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Yoga is as good as basic stretching for easing pain and improving mobility in people with lower back pain.American College of Physicians recommends yoga as a first-line treatment for chronic low back pain.

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Regular yoga practice may reduce levels of stress and body-wide inflammation, contributing to healthier hearts. Several of the factors contributing to heart disease, including high blood pressure and excess weight, can also be addressed through yoga.

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Participating in yoga classes can ease loneliness and provide an environment for group healing and support. Even during one-on-one sessions loneliness is reduced as one is acknowledged as a unique individual, being listened to and participating in the creation of a personalized yoga plan.

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Yoga maintains physical as well as mental health.

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Gentle yoga has been shown to ease some of the discomfort of tender, swollen joints for people with arthritis, according to a Johns Hopkins review of 11 recent studies.

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According to the National Institutes of Health, scientific evidence shows that yoga supports stress management, mental health, mindfulness, healthy eating, weight loss and quality sleep.

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Tai Chi

Tai chi is a traditional Chinese form of exercise based in martial arts that involves slow movements and deep breaths. 

Tai chi brings many physical and emotional benefits like decreased anxiety and depression and improvements in cognition and chronic disease management.

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Tai Chi Benefits: Stress Reduction, Weight Loss, for Older Adults

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... to play games that require balancing and movement. 

Playing any games while standing up is also an alternative, as sitting all day is bad for us.

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The Benefits Of Tai Chi
  • Improved lower and upper-body strength. Practiced regularly, it’s comparable to resistance training and brisk walking.
  • Boosts flexibility and strength of upper and lower-body.
  • Improved balance and, according to some studies, reduced risk of falling by training proprioception (the ability to sense the position of one's body in space), muscle strength and flexibility.
  • Improved aerobic conditioning for movements with appropriate speed and size.

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The health benefits of tai chi - Harvard Health

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