Speech on Yoga
Good Morning everyone,
How many of you want to stay fit and flexible?
So, how many of you go to gym for this?
And how many of you play some sport to achieve this?
Final question, how many of you do yoga to stay fit?
Wow, check this out... Not a single person is into yoga? Why? Because yoga is not a trend or maybe people are not aware of the extra ordinary benefits of yoga. Today I’m going persuade you why yoga should be a part of your lifestyle. So what is yoga? According to dictionary.com, a system of exercise practiced as part of discipline to promote control of the body and mind. It all started 5000 years ago in India and today millions of people are enjoying its benefits. Now I’ll be talking about the benefits of yoga in two aspects or parts, 1. Physical benefit
2. Mental Benefit
Yoga has several physical benefits, it helps in increasing strength, improves flexibility, posture correction, toning muscles and enhancing several internal organs. There is no age restriction in yoga, even kids can perform yoga. People, especially women after age 30 usually complain about back pain. According to a study conducted by self.com on people having backbone problem, showed that these people eased their soreness by 56% by only TWO classes per week for about six months of yogic exercises, and treatments with med and physical therapy only lessened it by 16%. Apart from this, people often think dumbbell is the key or the only way to sculpt the body. Yoga is strength training says Dr. Lauren, who is an instructor at pure yoga in New York City and creator of Barrett Boot camp. He further adds “You’re using your body weight to move from posture to posture and in certain poses you are lifting every pound of your body” and in this way it helps in gaining strength through yoga. In addition to this, it also improves the cardio vascular health. According to Harvard medical school, yoga helps in keeping the heart fit by its special breathing...
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