The benefits of yoga for women


 More and more women are practicing yoga. But what does it really bring? Are there any contraindications?... We take stock.

The benefits of yoga for women

In recent years, yoga has particularly been on the rise, especially among women. Born in India several millennia ago, this practice combines body and mind. The goal is indeed to harmonize the body and mind with the world around us. Hatha yoga, Karma Yoga, Yoga Nidra... The approaches of yoga to master the vital breath, to work the mind, to master its chakras, etc., are diverse and varied. And if yoga is a true philosophy of life, it is also a physical activity based on various postures, breathing exercises, and an approach to meditation. Evacuation of stress, moment for oneself, the liberation of the mind... Everyone finds a good reason to practice it. And it appears that the benefits on the body are numerous.

yoga Controls breathing for women

Yoga learns to control your breath and be attentive to your breath through different exercises because knowing how to breathe well is not given to everyone. Short and fast breathing makes the person nervous while calm, calm, controlled breathing, etc., soothes immediately.

yoga makes the body more toned for women

If in the general mind, yoga comes down to a work on the breath, it is not only that. Indeed, several exercises that work the breath and stimulate the muscles are practiced during a session. And who says muscle exercises, says aches and pains when you are not used to doing these movements. The good thing is that it also means that the muscles have worked. After a few months of practice, the body is more toned.

Gain flexibility with yoga for women

Yoga allows you to stretch your muscles gently. These are in fact, repetitive exercises carried out gradually, without jerks, which will allow the body to become more flexible and therefore to gain mobility. Thus, the (many) parts of the body that tended to be knotted, or even blocked, will naturally soften.

yoga improves transit

It is undeniable that yoga improves transit. And for good reason, the torsion exercises practiced during the sessions massage the intestines. This is also the case for breathing exercises, inverted postures, and some forward bending postures. But that's not all because the psyche also has an influence on transit. Thus, by acting on stress and emotions, yoga helps to relax and unblock the digestive system.

Be more Zen

Yoga helps to develop psychic well-being that will repress stress, anxiety, and all negative waves, and bring calm and serenity. This well-being will also have a positive impact on sleep, psychic strength, digestion ...

Are there any contraindications?

Anyone can practice yoga, including pregnant women, the elderly, and children. However, pregnant women should avoid lying and inverted postures, twists, jumps... There are also contraindications for people who underwent surgery less than six months ago. The practice of yoga is also not recommended for people who have hip problems, who suffer from back pain, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, or serious cardiac pathology. In case of pathologies of the hip, back, cervical, it is better to be vigilant and seek the advice of your doctor.