Radiance Yoga of Jackson Tennessee

Benefits of Yoga

“Bridging the gap between health, happiness and spirituality in a Christ-centered way.”

What are the Benefits of Yoga?

There are MANY benefits offered to those who practice yoga. Some include the following:

  • Yoga could slow the harmful effects of stress and inflammation. Low-grade inflammation has been associated with conditions like diabetes, heart disease, stress, depression, and a weakened immune system. (Harvard Health Publishing, October 2017)
  • Yoga strengthens brain activity by promoting a more focused, calmer mind through controlled breath work. (18 Amazing Benefits of Yoga According to Science – jenreviews.com)
  • Yoga helps improve sleep quality, flexibility and balance. It can also improve heart health by reducing high blood pressure while increasing blood flow to the heart. (6 Benefits of Yoga Supported by Science, June 21, 2019)
  • Yoga can lower blood sugar levels in the body, thereby decreasing diabetes symptoms. It does this through a more gentle workout which boost heart rate. Yoga can improve glucose metabolism and increase insulin sensitivity as it boost the heart rate. (18 Amazing Benefits of  Yoga According to Science – jenreviews.com)