10 Reasons to Do Yoga

10 Reasons to do Yoga

DSC_47961. Emotional balance. Brings emotional and mental stability, and regulates the glandular system.

2. Self study. When you learn more about yourself through your body, you view and react to the world in new ways.

3. Re-balance nervous system. Yoga balances the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems so that you are more calm.

4. Strength & Flexibility. Yoga builds and maintains muscles and flexibility.

5. Community/new friends/meet new people. My friend met her husband in yoga class. Another recently widowed friend found a great support group in yoga; it is a great place to meet new friends.

6. Release toxic emotions from the body. Stretching the muscles and tissues can release toxic emotions that have been suppressed in the body. Many people experience feelings of emotional relief when they begin a practice.

7. Confidence. By opening the different chakras in a supportive environment, people in yoga bring their newfound confidence to other parts of their lives.

8. Gateway to new experiences (off the mat). You can hit yoga just for the class, but it is often the gateway to a new interests in books, music, and even travel.

9. Detoxification. Sweating and twisting moves the toxins out of our organs.

10. You might find a new career! Many people who try yoga get so hooked they become teachers.

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Karen Jones recovered from a near-death experience and open-heart surgery at the age of 30 to become a healer and help others. She studied with Gurmukh, Tej, and Gurushabad – some of the greatest living masters of Kundalini Yoga & Meditation in Rishikesh India as part of Golden Bridge’s Level 1 Teacher Training. In the foothills of the Himalayas, she refined her ability to channel healing energy. She also studied Sat Nam Rasayan healing with Guru Dev Singh, and energy healing with David Elliott. She is a graduate of Cornell University and London Business School. She and health guru James John have an upcoming retreat at Blue Spirit Retreat Center in Costa Rica Nov 13-20, 2010. Karen is available for private consultations, and also teaches at Upstairs at Juicy Naam in Sag Harbor, New York. Karen@neotaolife.com www.neotaolife.com

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