Turning Back the Clock With Yoga

Turning Back the Clock With Yoga

September 14th, 2011 by tanja

Turning back the clock with Yoga There is a point in life when you stop and ask yourself, “When did I get old?” Why is it that all of a sudden I am waking up in the morning with back pain, leg pain and can barely stand up straight? I do not like this new me at all. Sometimes life moves so quickly and we just have so much on our to-do list that we forget to take care of ourselves. One wonderful option you have is to stop and do exactly that. Find a wonderful yoga retreat and just go take that personal time and learn how to turn back the clock.

Get Away and Relax

There is nothing more wonderful than taking a yoga vacation to give you some pampering. Imagine if we found the fountain of youth, do you feel  most of us would hesitate before taking a sip. Absolutely not. There is always the desire to stay young and alert and keep our bodies in top shape. Maybe a shortcut to the fountain of youth is yoga.

Yoga teaching brings awareness to our bodies and how to keep them in their best form. There are some simple things that we can do to start to feel better. A yoga retreat may just be the place you are looking for to go and learn from a yoga teacher the easy steps to knocking off the years. Compared to how long our ancestors lived we are proving to be around for quite a long time. Two things that we are in charge of that determines how long we live that we control is our exercise and diet. Eating healthy and adding regular exercise into our routines will help us stay healthy longer.

Going to a yoga retreat you know you are dealing with teachers that have gone through an extensive yoga certification. This is the nicest way to learn yoga and the styles and poses that go along with it. There are some things to be aware of to start looking and feeling younger. The ancient practice of yoga is the trick.

Look Better-Feel Younger

Yoga will help you keep your spine more flexible and this will help you with your posture. As we get older we start to round out our upper backs. During your yoga exercise at your yoga retreat the instructor will show you poses that will stretch and strengthen through poses or asanas. You will also work with your breath and have it assist you in a push and pull action which will work the spine along with the muscles in that area.

Have you noticed when people around you have a stressful job that they tend to age quicker? That is because stress ages us. Yoga is a very powerful aid to remove the stress in your life and make you look and feel younger. Yoga can reduce your stress levels which can reduce the wrinkles and stress lines that you may be developing on your forehead. Reducing this stress will even help reduce your risk for heart disease and even Alzheimer’s.

During a yoga retreat you can learn how to clear your mind of unwanted stress which will help reduce depression and give you some new energy. We know that the better you look, the better we tend to feel and vice versa. Learning how to concur the things that take away our happiness is so important to a healthy future. If you are diagnosed with a chronic ailment reach out and find yoga. Incorporating regular yoga into your life will help you battle this problem and you will start to feel better and feel younger.

Going to a yoga retreat the instructor will teach you how to be aware of your breathing. Many parts of yoga utilize breathing to reach higher and push the body into a stronger pose and stretch. While practicing yoga your concentration must focus on your breath and what you are doing with your body at each moment. This is keeping your mind constantly active reducing the aging process. Yoga keeps your mind constantly energized and challenged. This helps keep your mind alert, young and healthy

By tanja