How Yoga Helps

How Yoga Helps 2017-05-29T15:54:02+00:00

We are no strangers to life’s challenges: busy schedules, competing priorities, unexpected events and physical maladies. We’re human after all!

And as humans, what many of us want most is to live our happiest and best lives, while navigating some of those inevitable circumstances. While we can’t always anticipate life’s curve balls, we can use strategies to manage them.

When it comes to navigating pelvic pain and dysfunction, yoga can be a powerful ally.

Yoga postures and practices target different systems in the body that promote overall health and function. Studies show yoga is an effective way to manage pain, improve daily function, and reclaim your sexuality.

Yoga increases

  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Vigor
  • Acceptance
  • Relaxation
  • Compassion
  • Heart rate variability

Yoga decreases

  • Pain
  • Fatigue
  • Emotional distress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Resting heart rate

Yoga improves

  • Cardiovascular function
  • Sleep patterns
  • Quality-of-life
  • Self-awareness
  • Mindfulness
  • Digestive function

Yoga not only improves physical function; it also contributes to your emotional and mental well-being.

With various programs available that are tailored to specific needs, you always have the option to choose what’s right for your body.

Remember to follow your heart. You know what is best for your body, which can be different from day to day. Simply taking five minutes to reset your nervous system can be a game changer for the rest of your day.