If you’ve done your “downward dog” yoga pose today, you’re probably feeling more relaxed. Regardless of your level of yoga expertise, if you’re practicing regularly, you can feel better from head to toe.
Yoga offers physical and mental health benefits for people of all ages. And, if you’re going through an illness, recovering from surgery or living with a chronic condition, yoga can become an integral part of your treatment and potentially hasten healing.
According to "yogies", yoga offers many benefits including this impressive list:
Yoga helps with back pain relief.
Yoga improves strength, balance and flexibility.
Yoga can ease arthritis symptoms.
Yoga benefits heart health.
Yoga relaxes you, to help you sleep better.Yoga can mean more energy and brighter moods.
Yoga helps you manage stress.
Yoga can help prevent injury.
Yoga promotes better self-care.
To celebrate Family Day, our friends at Orenda Society opened their studio and invited our very own Wellness Specialist, Heather Molina, to guide us through a gentle yoga practice. So kick off your boots, grab your mat, swap your Carhartt coveralls for a pair of stretchy pants, and get ready to release your inner YOGI. Namaste farm friends!