Menopause is a natural phase in a woman’s life. it can be smooth and easy for some women. But for others it can bring increased anxiety, depression, endless hot flushes, and sleepless nights. This all can lead to fatigue and exhaustion.
Many companies recognise the value of offering yoga, meditation and relaxation classes for their employees. There are many benefits to a regular yoga practice, however in the busy lives we live today, it is becoming increasingly difficult for people to factor in a self-care plan that fits with their work and other commitments. We are seeing increasing dis-ease triggered by stress and lack of life balance.
The benefits of meditation are backed by extensive scientific research over thousands of years, dating back to the study and teachings of the ancient Yogis in the Himalayas and continues to be researched today.
Why Yoga is appropriate for everyone
Stress is more prevalent in society today, than ever before.
10 health effects of stress
- Impaired function of the immune system
- Increased inflammation
- Problems with memory
- Increased resistance to insulin
- Poor sleep
- Increase in sensations of pain
- Adoption of less healthy habits
Yoga helps mankind to understand their inner skills and use them as much as possible to ensure good health.
Beyond the physical positive effects of Yoga, a regular practice offers tools – allowing you to take charge of your own health.
Over time yoga helps you to realise that things that you may regularly get upset about are not all that important.
It teaches acceptance of what is, allowing release of tension and building nervous system resilience.
The truth about how to live a healthier, happier life
Benefits of Yoga
Discover 10 extra benefits of a slow conscious yoga practice:
- Slow Conscious Yoga is the cutting edge of health and wellness
- Builds an awareness of what is happening inside the body
- Releases unconscious muscular tension
- Helps to reduce inflammation
- Helps manage the symptoms of chronic disease
- Lowers blood pressure
- Calms and soothes an overtaxed nervous system
- Improves strength, flexibility and balance
- Brings a sense of calm and peace to life
- Improves joint health
Yoga is a science studied for thousands of years by the ancient Yogis who emphasised the necessity for holistic health. The study is as ancient as human life.
Looking into the subtle aspects of yoga tends to temporarily suspend the thinking process into a state of open enquiry, wonder and complete relaxation.
Mindful awareness of internal breath and subtle body sensations naturally reveals context, depth and counterbalance to the effects of lifelong habits, stress and negative thoughts. As the subtle body starts to become balanced and the energy channels begin to open you will be able to free your mind of bias, judgement, conditioning and start to let go of what no longer serves you.
Words fail to convey the total value of Yoga
It has to be experienced
In yoga, it is believed that a person’s longevity is measured by the number of breaths one takes; therefore, a person’s lifespan could be lengthened by slower breathing. Slow breathing is cultivated by paying attention to one’s breathing.
Yoga in the Himalayan Yoga Tradition allows students to become fully aware of the breath during the Asana practice and this then allows this to follow through into everyday life. Using the techniques learned and practiced in the Yoga classes will lead to a calmer, more balanced flow in life. This is why all classes have a strong focus on the breath.