1. There are many benefits to practicing yoga, researchers claim that yoga increases the immune system.
  2. Wellness is the first reason people practice yoga.
  3. The two main benefits that encourage people to practice yoga are flexibility and stress relief.
  4. A study demonstrated that practicing yoga relieved some symptoms and signs of carpal tunnel syndrome.
  5. A study published in the Experimental Physiology Journal concludes that there are no additional benefit to practicing yoga in hot environments.
  6. Yoga can improve productivity in the workplace by increasing wellbeing of employees.
  7. A study published in the Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology found that the poses of cobra, cat and fish for 20 minutes per day during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle reduced period pain.
  8. Practicing yoga increases fertility by reducing stress and improving endocrine activity of ovaries and tests.



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Yoga Alliance and Yoga Journal 2016 Survey. https://www.yogaalliance.org/Portals/0/2016%20Yoga%20in%20America%20Study%20RESULTS.pdf

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Hunter and al. Effects of yoga interventions practised in heated and thermoneutral conditions on endothelium‐dependent vasodilatation: The Bikram yoga heart study. Experimental Physiology. 2018. https://physoc.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1113/EP086725

Melissa Thompson. 2015. Business.com https://www.business.com/articles/6-ways-yoga-can-improve-productivity-at-work/

Effect of Three Yoga Poses (Cobra, Cat and Fish Poses) in Women with Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Rakhshaee, Zahra

Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Volume 24, Issue 4, 192 – 196. https://www.jpagonline.org/article/S1083-3188(11)00060-X/pdf

Julie Seguss and Eden G. Fromberg, D.O. 2015. Parent.com https://www.parents.com/getting-pregnant/pre-pregnancy-health/exercise/fertility-boosting-yoga-poses/?