Hatha yoga is a yoga discipline focused on physical postures. There are many yoga classes in the West that teach Hatha yoga and it is growing in popularity every year. With Hatha yoga, beginners will get a gentler, easier introduction to traditional yoga postures. Although people don’t work up a sweat when doing it, they often feel more relaxed and refreshed when they are done.

Keeping that in mind, there are many health benefits of doing Hatha yoga regularly and we are going to take a look at some of them now. Let’s get started:

Stronger Immunity- when you stretch and contract your muscles, your body will have better drainage of lymphatic fluid. This eases the removal of toxic waste, inhibits cancerous cells, and fights infection.

Relaxed Mind- Hatha yoga releases excess tension in your body. By focusing on your breathing pattern, your mind will be more relaxed. A combination of physical postures, regulated breathing and a focused mind will release tension and calm your mind.

Supple Spine- our nervous system branches out from the spine. If your spine is too rigid, your nerve impulses will be affected as well. You will feel sluggish and more prone to pain. Hatha yoga ensures a more supple spine, which keeps your nerves strong and your body health.

Better Flexibility- Hatha yoga directly improves your flexibility. Regular sessions of Hatha yoga can make your connective tissues more elastic. You will also have a better stretch reflex that improves the involuntary functions of nervous system.

Denser Bones- certain weight-bearing Hatha yoga poses, like the triangle pose, warrior pose and tree pose, could improve bone density and reverse bone loss. Hatha yoga reduces the risks of osteopenia and osteoporosis.

Clearer Skin- Shat-kriya practices of Hatha yoga purifies your body from inside out. They eliminate toxins from your body, ensuring lustrous skin.

Improved Core Strength- Hatha yoga gradually fortifies your inner core. Your core is consisted of the erector spinae, traverse abdominis, lower lates, and obliques. For physically active individuals, a stronger core can reduce risks of injuries.

Improved Posture And Balance- among the most alluring benefits of Hatha yoga is an improvement in posture and balance. With regular practices of spine stretching, your will look more confident and taller.

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To learn more about the benefits of Hatha yoga, contact The Karma Centre today and speak with an expert yoga instructor who can answer any questions you might have.

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