The Benefits of Yoga For Mental Health

26 January 2022

The stressors of everyday life can take a toll on you mentally. Poor mental health can be detrimental to your physical health and dampen overall well-being. This simple guide will talk you through how incorporating yoga into your daily routine can be beneficial for your mental health.

What is yoga?

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on developing a connection between the body and mind. With its origins in India, it has been practiced by many for thousands of years and now, yoga has become a practice tool for today's women to help with the pressure, stress and demands of the modern world. A study by Ilam University of Medical Sciences suggests that the practice can help women cope with stress and manage their moods.

What exactly are the benefits of yoga for my mental health?

There are numerous benefits yoga has on one’s mental health. This can include:

  1. Increase concentration, focus and reducing stress.

  2. Improve posture and balance.

  3. Enhance muscle flexibility and circulation.

  4. Relieve tension and pain.

  5. Reduce anxiety and provide a sense of calm.

How do I get started?

HelpHer Do Better offers 1 to 1 guided yoga sessions led by our Founder, Moon. Our yoga lessons are suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners who want to go back to basics. Get in touch with us HERE to book your first session and begin your yoga journey today!