Science of Yoga Six Powerful Inspirations

Science of yoga is not just about philosophy. It is all about how yoga can change your health and mental well-being, which is measurable, observable and quantifiable. Yoga is a systematic way to attain perfection, through physical and mental exercises.

Yoga has been noted to reduce anxiety and depression.  Scientific studies have also shown that yoga can improve several conditions including psychological and pain syndromes, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders and autoimmune and immune syndromes.

Volumes have been written on the healing properties of yoga. Although very little research has been conducted on potential underlying mechanisms for the effects of yoga, it appears yoga stimulates pressure receptors under the skin which, in turn, leads to enhanced vagal activity and reduced cortisol.

Scientist observed that yoga exercises gives superior parietal cortex, involved in directing attention, and the visual cortex.

1. Yoga Improves Immunity Function

There are numerous scientific studies that show that …

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Two most powerful yoga quotes

Recent studies in people with chronic low-back pain suggest that a carefully adapted set of yoga poses may help reduce pain and improve function. Scientists are getting close to proving what yogis have held to be true for centuries — yoga and meditation. Hundreds of studies have been conducted on the mental health benefits of yoga and meditation.

In a study published in May in the medical journal PloS One showed that one session of  yoga relaxation practice was enough to enhance the expression of genes involved in energy metabolism and insulin secretion and reduce expression of genes linked to inflammatory response and stress.

If you have completed your teacher training and are now an official yoga instructor, here are some beautiful inspirational yoga and meditation quotes to inspire your students.

You are your master. Only you have the master keys to open the inner locks. — Amit Ray



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