Yoga & its connection to mental health | AyuRythm

Yoga is one of the oldest exercises which originated in ancient India and is practiced for building strength, balance & awareness between mind and body. It includes practices and activities which benefit an individual mentally and physically. Yoga provides many physical benefits such as building stamina and flexibility takes care of our heart health but little did we know that it plays an important part in our mental wellness too.

In today’s world, as we are highly focused on our work and day-to-day activities, we have completely forgotten about how important our health is and more into it, mental health is the key to how we think, feel and act. It determines how we handle stress, concentrate and make decisions. Mental health is important in every aspect of life, from childhood to adulthood. To keep our mental health in the state, Yoga is the best practice we can do which will ease our anxiety, reduce stress, improve sleep and promote our healthy habits.

Yoga is very effective for stress reduction and relaxation too. It builds your inner peace and keeps your mind fresh. Starting your day with Yoga builds energy and motivation to work and keeps your mood fresh the whole day. Practicing Yoga can positively affect your mood, behavior, mindset & overall mental health. Yoga can even help in fighting depression, maintaining your self-image & keeping your mind active in any situation. Yoga has different types of poses, asanas & breathing techniques.

There are different types of Yoga postures and practices which are performed such as Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Kriya Yoga & more. All these different types of Yoga practices deal with physical and mental class. Doing Yoga regularly helps people develop greater self-awareness and helps them be focused throughout the day.

At last mental health is a key factor in your life and concentrating on it is a must in this modern world. Yoga is the best practice we can adopt in our daily routine and will definitely change the way we think, act, react and live. So on this International Yoga Day, let’s adopt this practice for being active, energetic & happy every time. Let this International Yoga Day be the game-changer for your mental well-being. Let this International Yoga Day raise the inner peace within you. Let this International Yoga Day help you heal within your urban jungle.