Yoga and the Immune System

Yoga and the Immune System
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If you are thinking of starting a daily yoga program, remember that you don’t have to be perfect! Yoga is a practice. The more you do it, the better you become.

Why should you do yoga?

The practice of yoga helps to create balance between your mind and body through movement, breathing, and meditation. When yoga is practiced daily, you can experience physical benefits such as proper alignment and muscle strength, plus you can enjoy a clear mind, deal with daily stress better, and live a healthy, balanced, and productive life! When starting your own yoga practice, take your time and be patient with yourself. Yoga is for everyone!

How does yoga help support the immune system?

When you don’t take care of your physical, mental, and emotional well-being, your immune system suffers as well. The good news is that yoga can naturally boost your immune system! Practicing yoga daily helps your body detoxify, balances your mind, and aligns your body so that it can perform to the best of its abilities. Follow this yoga sequence to help stimulate your immune system! Hold each pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Forward folds, backbends, and twists help to relieve the built-up pressure in your spine. Along with the release of tension, a fresh supply of blood and oxygen is released throughout your body, stimulating your organs so they can perform their best.

Make sure to check out Yoga with Jenna on our Facebook page for free yoga classes. Jenna teaches easy-to-do yoga poses that you can practice every day!