13 Benefits of yoga & meditation

13 Benefits of yoga and meditation

Yoga is derived from a Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’ that means ‘to join’. The practice of yoga leads to the joining of an individual’s consciousness with the universal consciousness. The initial practice of yoga helps incorporate a perfect harmony between mind and body.

Discipline helps in expanding one’s conscious limits. Meditation helps one attain discipline and reach a deeper state of awareness. It’s said with utmost practice, one can gain mastery over the mind with meditation.

Regular practice of yoga and meditation helps one to experience spiritual connection. But did it ever cross your mind to escape the busy routine just for yoga? A temporary withdrawal to focus on the practice of yoga is popularly known as Yoga retreat.

Yoga retreat has been proven beneficial in many ways

  1. Improve flexibility and balance
    Yoga offers various types of asanas that work towards muscle stretch. They are majorly categorised in standing pose, sitting pose and with laying down. As per the nature it creates an impact on the muscle and enhances flexibility.

  2.  Decreases anxiety
    Being loaded with tasks one tends to develop anxiety. The learning of yoga involves physical activities along with breathing cycles. Asanas performed while being aware of breathing patterns helps the mind to relax, leaving no room for anxiety.

  3. Helps in weight loss
    Besides being a form of exercise, yoga is not just about flexibility, it can also help in losing some extra weight. Although one has to keep a check on a nutrient-filled diet while practicing yoga.

  4. Promotes better self-care
    Along with some visible benefits of yoga and meditation, one of them is generating awareness. It develops a connection between our actions and reactions, thus giving a  better understanding of self-care.

  5. Relieves stress
    Yoga is one of the best ways to calm a disturbed mind and bring oneself close to peace. Practicing it daily helps fight stress.

  6. Improves immunity
    Yoga asanas help massage the internal organs. They strengthen our muscles and increase lymphatic circulation. These factors help detoxify our body thus improving our immune system.

  7. Holistic fitness
    Yoga and meditation work hand in hand. It’s a synchronized body movement with the awareness of the breathing cycle. Every moment is in order with mind and body, which brings a refreshing experience to every cell of the body.

  8. Fights depression
    Mediation can be said as a cut-off from the outside world. It helps one focus on the present activity resulting in calmness, and peace. It is proven to be beneficial for emotional wellbeing.

  9. Improves sleep pattern
    Yoga and meditation help in relaxing every cell of our body. A relaxed mind goes off to sleep easily, hence improving the sleep pattern.

  10. Helps relieve chronic pain
    Through asanas that are full of twists and turns, it can help relieve pain. Although learning specific dos and don’ts under expert guidance is always important.

  11. Helps in improving breathing
    Not just limited to asanas, yoga incorporates types of breathing exercises. It involves controlling breath through various techniques.

  12. Benefits heart health
    Several factors that affect our heart like high blood pressure, excess weight, and stress can be avoided with the practice of yoga and meditation.

Increased Energy
A routine practice of yoga helps in fewer negative feelings and a boost in alertness and enthusiasm.

Learn about the benefits of yoga and meditation by being a part of it. Plan a visit to Fazlani Natures Nest and let it treat you to the journey of wellness. Unfold new chapters of yoga and its unusual benefits under the guidance of experts. Connect with yourself while practicing meditation at the Amphitheatre being around lush greenery.

 

Experience the new you by being a part of yoga retreat at Fazlani.