Overall, we aim to balance the body and reduce stiffness and pain.
Unrestricted and slow breathing stimulates the parasympathetic part of the nervous system, which will calm the body. This is impactful both physically, mentally and emotionally. For example will poor sleep be improved by a regular yoga practice, because we address the levels of stress in the body.
When a person constantly ends up in a state of high alert (stress / fight or flight) in everyday life, it is important to reset!
The physical result of working with “yin yoga” (stretching positions held over time) is that we create greater elasticity in the connective tissue and provide improved circulation in the muscles.
The body’s ability to digest is improved, and the immune system is balanced.