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Benefits of Yoga and Pilates

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4 Aug 2016 - General
 

Benefits of doing Yoga or Pilates



Yoga Benefit:

  • Increase flexibility.
  • Increase strength and vitality.
  • Strengthen the immune system.
  • Improve circulation.
  • Strengthen and tone muscles.
  • Facilitate weight loss.
  • Improve balance.
  • Help manage chronic health conditions such as asthma, carpal tunnel syndrome, depression, back pain, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.
  • Improve concentration and focus.
  • Reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Encourage the connection of our physical, mental and spiritual selves.

 

Pilates Benefit:

  • Help us maintain a strong, flexible spine.
  • Provide a greater awareness of our posture.
  • Tone and build long, lean muscles.
  • Strengthen deep abdominal muscles.
  • Help with motivation by engaging our mind and enhancing body awareness.
  • Reduce stress, relieve tension and boost energy.
  • Help restore postural alignment.
  • Promote recovery from strain or injury.
  • Increase the range of motion of joints.
  • Improve circulation.
  • Offer relief from back pain and joint stress.
  • Compliment sports training and develop functional fitness for daily life.
  • Improve the way our body looks and feels.
  • Help women return to their pre-pregnancy figure after giving birth.
  • Provide a kinder and gentler way to exercise.