Yoga As A Healing Practice
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Yoga is an ancient practice that originated over 5000 years ago and has been used for exercise and meditation around the world since then. There are different and thousands of asanas or yoga postures for different purposes. These help to prepare the mind and body for meditation which helps in making your body healthy as well as bringing balance to the mind.
It can be done by people of any age and has many physical and mental health benefits for all age groups. Even yoga is effective in disease and chronic conditions.
Yoga is also used as a healing therapy that leaves a long-lasting effect on the body and mind.
How Yoga Heals
Many benefits of yoga have been seen, including reducing stress. Yoga has been used as a medical treatment for the body as well as the mind.
Yoga is also used as a therapy for chronic diseases like lung disease, joint pain, cancer, insomnia, high blood pressure, etc because there is a direct link between yoga and diseases that people are not aware of.
Research has found that most diseases are related to stress. There is an overactive stress response that gives rise to depression, anxiety, OCD, diabetes, etc. If we are prone to stress for a long time, it tears down the body system and damages the body’s healing abilities.
Chronic stress leads to high levels of cortisol which affects the hormone that tries to regulate blood pressure and metabolism in the body. As a result, you will have an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
Thus to reduce the disease one needs to reduce the stress in life.
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Yoga helps reduce stress by focusing on deep breathing and activating the conscious relaxation nervous system.
Studies also show that yoga lowers stress hormone levels in the blood and mediates stress levels in the brain.
Yoga helps in creating awareness of your physical body and develops mindfulness. Which ultimately helps in identifying the symptoms of stress which can be controlled before they cause harm to your body.
The Bottom Line
If you have chosen Yoga as Healing and are interested in joining an AAF Yoga session then you can contact us. With yoga, you can easily reduce your stress hormone and allow the body to heal it by itself. It can also further boost your healing power. To book your session contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.