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77 Health Benefits of Yoga

February 22, 2011

If you’ve ever wondered what all that bending and breathing is really doing for your body and mind, this list of 77 surprising health benefits of yoga is for you. It includes internal and external health benefits, emotional health benefits, positive effects on body chemistry, disease prevention, and symptoms that are reduced and/or alleviated through yoga. The list was compiled for medical professionals to understand the benefits of incorporating yoga into their patient’s fitness program, but it’s an eye-opener for anyone who practices or is interested in practicing yoga. (It’s also inspiration for those days we’re tempted to skip class or sleep in instead of hitting the mat!)

Follow this link to read the list in its entirety.

 

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