Posted on September 02 2014
With the bombardment of yogi-inspired Instagrams flaunting headstands and out-of-this-world acts of contortion, heading to a yoga class of your own can be quite intimidating. Yoga is known for its zen and the splits, but the practice actually offers a multitude of mind and body benefits that are well worth grabbing your mat to get your downward dog on. To help motivate you, we have compiled 5, compelling reasons to start practicing yoga.
- Improved strength and flexibility
- Better sleep
- Increased sexual desire and satisfaction
- Less stress
- More mental clarity and ability to focus