Yoga & Meditation
Yoga & Meditation reduces emotional and mental fatigue, relieves anxiety and depression and slows down the aging process and more. A practice suitable for people of all ages and abilities, providing radiant health, happiness, and vitality. Yoga practice powerfully offsets the stress of modern day through its intelligent and sophisticated impact on the nervous system, brain and heart. Breathing exercises, or Pranayama, are a central part of yoga, which help us calm the mind. Prana, means breath or life force energy. Yama means to house or store. Thus, Pranayama is the art of building up and storing our life force energy. Breathing techniques also prepare us for a deeper experience of meditation. COVID-19 pandemic is stressful for everyone, profoundly painful for others, and can be a trigger for emotional distress in most of us. Anxiety can lead to despair, interpersonal conflict, impaired functioning, and a weakened immune system. Meditation and mindfulness are practices that can support during the current global pandemic caused by COVID-19.
There is evidence mindfulness-based stress reduction have shown improvements in measures of anxiety, depression and pain. With so many of us spending time indoors, working from home and little socializing, yoga can provide a welcome break from anxiety. Yoga can help build a mind-body connection that reinforces how much control we have over both. Anxiety disorders thrives on feeling out of control and helpless. Yoga can help regain sense of control and allow mind and body to sharpen each other, yoga helps better manage anxious moments and situations in life that can’t be controlled.