Yoga really is an ideal health system for everyone, but especially as we age, as the aging process usually sees people stiffening, becoming rigid and closing down and forward.
Yoga reverses this by moving each joint through its full range of motion, stretching, strengthening and balancing each part. While other weight-bearing exercises contract muscles and tighten the musculoskeletal system adding to stiffness, yoga opens and expands the body.
Don’t just take our word for it! A study published in the Journal of Diabetes Research indicates Yoga can be used as an effective therapy in reducing oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes, enhancing pulmonary and autonomic function, mood, sleep, quality of life and in addition to standard care, helping to reduce body mass index and improving glycaemic control. The findings also suggest that yogic practices may promote significant improvements in the management of type 2 diabetes as a regular practice of the yoga postures like forward bends and twists can stimulate the internal organs affecting the proper functioning of the pancreas.
Yoga is more than exercise – yoga is a complete mind-body-spirit rejuvenation that can lead to higher levels of happiness.
Discover the proven benefits for yourself. You just have to make the first little step of getting yourself to one of our yoga classes.