Yoga: Exercises for Body & Mind [Visuals]

Yoga for Students [Visuals] | ecogreenlove

Undoubtedly, physical exercise is an important part of any person’s life. It can be challenging to find the time to go for a jog or hit the gym when you are juggling multiple activities. This is why yoga is recommended, especially to students.

It is no secret that physical activity is valuable not just for your body but also for your brain. From saturating your blood with oxygen to the betterment of your mood, the benefits of exercise for your mental health are immense. Yoga, arguably, offers even more positive impacts on our minds.

6 Benefits of Yoga for the Brain

Regular yoga practice will be just as valuable for you. Below, is a list of all the advantages of this exercise, according to IvyPanda.

  1. Improved cognition
  2. Enhanced concentration
  3. Upgraded memory
  4. Increased grey matter density
  5. Reduced stress
  6. Shifted brain chemistry

Reasons Why Students Should Try Yoga

  • It Doesn’t Take Much Time
  • Yoga Improves Your Mood
  • You Stop Suffering from Eye Strain
  • Your Grades Are Likely to Improve
  • You Will Sleep Better
  • Motivation Will Return to You

Read more in detail here

Yoga: Exercises for Body & Mind [Visuals] | ecogreenlove

The word yoga is a derivative of the Sanskrit word "to unite". It aims to create a union between the mind, body and spirit.

Effects of yoga on a person's health are still being studied, the results are promising according to the latest research.

There are benefits of 8 weeks of 13-min daily meditation, according to research.

Yoga affects melatonin production, a hormone that regulates sleep and wakefulness. It also helps with depression, anxiety, stress and chronic pain.

There are many elements of yoga, though most people in the West primarily focus on a series of poses called "asanas":
• Practicing them improves flexibility, balance, and coordination
• It also builds strength and stamina, while relaxing your body and mind.
Visuals by IvyPanda

9 Best Yoga Poses for Students

Yoga: Exercises for Body & Mind • 9 Best Yoga Poses for Students [Visual] | ecogreenlove

• Child's Pose
• Lotus Pose
• Cat Pose
• Downward Facing Dog Pose
• Tree Pose
• Standing Forward Bend
• Shoulder Stand
• Spinal Twist
• Humming Bee Breathing
Visual by IvyPanda

Thank you for reading the article! We hope you see how easy yet helpful yoga can be and try a couple of asanas during a study or work break.

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