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Yoga is a Hindu discipline that dates back more than 5,000 years. People practice yoga for health and relaxation. There are many different types of yoga, including Hatha, Bikram, Ashtanga and power yoga. While many people like to go to yoga studios for classes, it’s easy to enjoy the benefits of home at home. All you need is a quiet space and a yoga mat.
The Health Benefits of Yoga
Research has shown that yoga has physical and mental health benefits. Some of the physical health benefits of yoga include:
How Yoga Can Complement Physiotherapy
With so many different types of yoga, it may be hard to pick the right one. You could start by talking to your local physiotherapist to make sure you choose a safe and effective type of yoga. You could also talk to a local yoga instructor about classes that might be beneficial to you.
For example, some physiotherapy patients may be fine to take a hot yoga or power yoga class. However, other patients with certain types of injuries may need to stick to a gentle type such as Yin.
Here are some of the injuries and conditions that yoga may help with:
Some patients also find it beneficial to take classes from a local Pilates instructor. Before you begin any yoga or Pilates classes or at-home exercises, be sure to talk to your local family physician and/or local physiotherapist.
Well, yoga will help with insomnia. It will help relax your muscles, calm your mind, so you can fall asleep and find a deeper sleep. It's really important to restore the body, and it will help you become a happier, healthier person in the long run.
So, it's either recommended doing a more active practice in the morning such as Vinyasa yoga, or an active Hatha class, or a power yoga class. And this is recommended to do about three times a week in the morning, or an option is to do a gentle Hatha yoga class or a Yin type yoga practice in the evening to help relax your body, unwind from the day, and then the time you go home, you'll be able to sleep like a baby.
If you've woken up and your muscles are cramping, you feel stiff aches or pain, yoga poses will definitely help. There's many that you can actually do in your bed. For example, you can come into Child's Pose, and you can just breathe into that spot, focus onto that spot. Bring your energy, your attention there, and just breathe through it. And this will help calm your mind and help relax your body, and hopefully you'll be able to fall into a nice deep sleep. If you feel yoga will help you with your insomnia, contact a local qualified instructor near you.