Why It’s Important to
Daily physical movement and activity is vital to healthy living, as we are all born to move. When our body moves our heart beats faster, increasing blood flow, carrying nutrients to working cells throughout the body. In just a few minutes, physical activity begins working to boost your metabolism.
Yoga and meditation practices have recently grown in popularity as people experience the benefits of exercising their body/mind connection. Movement does more than just help heal your body, it can also provide hope, joy, combat anxiety, and decrease depression. Recent research has shown that physical activity such as yoga not only decreases depression, but increases self-esteem.
The human body functions best when it is active. However, it is important to be mindful of and listen to our bodies. Ensure you do not put unnecessary pressure on your spine while practicing stretches and twists.