Ten benefits of yoga

Ten benefits of yoga

Here are the amazing health benefits of yoga and some beginner exercises to try.

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Yoga is an ancient tradition that dates back to 2,700 BC, according to Live Science

It originates from India. 

The International Day of Yoga takes place annually on 21 June. 

It aims to raise awareness about the many benefits of practicing yoga.

READ: Would you try yoga for your toes?

Let's look at some of the benefits below:

- Yoga improves breathing

- It also improves strength

- It improves flexibility

- It decreases stress

- It improves mood

- It can boost heart function

- It boosts lung function

- It reduces chronic pain

- It helps enhance psychological well-being

- It lowers blood pressure 

Below are some of the yoga exercises you can do. 

READ: World Mental Health Day: Using yoga to heal trauma

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