The idea of meditation can be very intimidating. In such a fast-paced world, taking a moment to stay still and clear the head seems far from productive. However, anxiety and stress can soon manifest into physical symptoms. Meditation provides huge health benefits for the mind, body, and soul, making it essential for all-round wellness.
Ask any woman (or man) what part of their body they are the most dissatisfied with and you will get the same answer ‘My belly!’ As we get older, our bodies retain weight around our mid-section, making it harder to either diet or exercise it off.
Finding time to get to the gym is a constant challenge. Then, when you do have the time, it is often packed with sweaty bodies and you cannot workout on the equipment you prefer. Besides, gym memberships are expensive and often come with ridiculous conditions and restrictions.
Yoga is a great way to de-stress, decompress and keep your body nimble and flexible. There are a variety of Yoga techniques and routines/positions that are easy to do in your own living room or den. There are many forms of Yoga, based on different practices and beliefs.
While Yoga is hardly ever thought of as a cardiac work-out, the new alternative adaptations of this centuries-old practice has been brought right up to our current interpretations of 21st century work-outs.