Some Surprising Benefits of Yoga

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, keeping flexible, managing hormones, pain-free living, reducing stress

Ok, so you know that yoga will help you improve your flexibility and your body strength and will help you get in touch with your inner self. ‘You should do yoga to improve your flexibility.’ ‘It will help you breathe better.’ There’s nothing wrong with this.  Yoga does do these things and there is certainly nothing wrong with wanting to …

Restorative Benefits of Yoga

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, keeping flexible, pain-free living

In the west, we tend to think of yoga as something for spiritual, mental and physical balance; things like getting rid of stress and strengthening muscle groups.  But there is also a growing trend towards yoga becoming a part of physiotherapy after an injury or surgery in order to promote blood and oxygen flow, relieve pain, and slowly, steadily strengthen …