Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Health Benefits of Yoga

In addition to focusing more on my strength training this month, I have also been taking some yoga classes.  I got a great Groupon, and have enjoyed all $20 worth!  I tend to be a more worry, anxiety, perfectionist-prone person, so yoga is exactly what I am not drawn towards, but need the most.  I typically like heart-pounding, can't breathe kind of workouts, but this might not be the healthiest thing for those of us with this kind of personality.  The goal is to have a stress reliever, not create extra stress on the body.  Here is what I have read in my research about yoga: