Friday 2 September 2011

Benefits of Bikram Yoga

Some of the benefits of Bikram Yoga:
  • Works every organ, gland, nerve, tendon, ligament and muscle in the whole body
  • Expands your capacity to breathe deeply and fully
  • Prevents injury and may prevent or improve chronic illness
  • Promotes better sleep, you may even need to sleep less
  • Fabulous body toning effects
  • Weight loss or gain depending on your body's needs
  • Improvement in posture and body awareness
  • Improve the healing and regenerative powers of your body
  • Improvement in T-cell function and your immune system
  • Improvement in your lymphatic system
  • Lengthening and strengthening of muscles
  • Increased flexibility
  • Improvement in peripheral circulation
  • Improvement in metabolism / digestion
  • Gives the body a cardiovascular workout without negative impacting forces
  • Nervous system is exercised
  • Endocrine and exocrine glands are massaged and stimulated to better function
  • Muscular and skeletal network are enhanced
  • Weight bearing exercise will help prevent osteoporosis
  • Improves heart and lung function
  • Improves back conditions of pain and misalignment
  • Improves flexibility of your spine in its range of motion in all directions allowing the improvement in function of your central nervous system. Better nervous system communication means a better functioning body and mind
  • Helps cultivate a sense of well being and a more peaceful mind
  • Integration of both sides of the brain to improve memory, learning, body coordination and balance
  • Builds mental strength and teaches you to hold your mind in a focused and meditative state

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