“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”

Buddha
1) Increase of feel-good chemicals in the brain after just a 1-hour session. 27% more chemicals are released by doing Yoga then by just reading a book.

2) 56% less back pain in sufferers after doing two 90-minutes sessions of Yoga twice a week for 6 months.

3) Better Zzz’s! Isomniac sufferers gained 1 extra hour of sleep and fell asleep quicker after a 45 minute Yoga session!

4) Yep it is true- according to the Scientific Journal of Sex, Yoga has been proven to increase the big “O” by creating better mind body awareness.

5) Body love- women who did Yoga loved their bodies 20% more then women who did aerobics- even though both types of women were of similar body compositions.

6) Yoga IS strength training, and this will be reflected in your body.

7) After two years of practice women were showed to release 41% less Cytokine- a stress released protein that results in moodiness and tiredness.

Want to know more? Check out the full details here: http://www.self.com/fitness/2012/03/benefits-of-yoga-slideshow#slide=1