Practice Yoga in Cicero and North Syracuse NY
The practice of yoga is much more than a system of physical exercise for health. Yoga is an ancient path to good health (both mental and physical) and spiritual growth.
Yoga in Cicero and North Syracuse NY is gaining popularity. At Champions, our classes are designed so that the beginner and more experienced yogi can participate and still be challenged.
Maintaining a regular yoga practice can provide physical and mental health benefits
The purpose of yoga is to build strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body. While there are more than 100 different types, or schools, of yoga, most sessions typically include breathing exercises, meditation, and assuming postures (sometimes called asana or poses) that stretch and flex various muscle groups.
The relaxation techniques incorporated in yoga can help allieveate chronic pain, lower blood pressure and reduce insomnia. Other physical benefits of yoga include:
- Increased flexibility
- Increased muscle strength
- Improved respiration, energy and vitality
- Balanced metabolism
- Weight reduction
- Cardio and circulatory health
- Improved athletic performance
- Protection from injury
Aside from the physical benefits, one of the best benefits of yoga is how it helps a person manage stress, which is known to have devastating effects on the body and mind. Yoga can be a very effective tool in developing coping skills and reaching a more positive outlook on life. Yoga’s incorporation of meditation and breathing can help improve a person’s mental well-being. In fact, regular yoga practice creates mental clarity and calmness; increases body awareness; relieves chronic stress patterns; relaxes the mind; centers attention; and sharpens concentration.
No matter what you fitness level, there are modifications for every kind of yoga pose. It’s a great way to get in tune with your body and your inner self. Peaceful mind + Active body= Healthy Living. Join our classes for Yoga in Cicero/ North Syracuse today and experience spirituality and personal transformation!