Benefits of Yoga

Enjoy the Benefits of Beginner and Hatha Yoga in Charlottesville, Virginia

Come to Open Heart Yoga Center and become healthier and happier!

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Yoga provides many benefits to your body, mind and spirit. It connects mind and body through a series of postures, breathing exercises and meditation. This connection produces unity, and can improve your health by reducing stress and creating a greater sense of well-being.

Your body feels better because when you practice yoga, your body becomes toned, flexible and stronger.  Although you don’t have to be able to touch your toes to enjoy our classes, yoga improves athletic performance.

Research has shown that yoga:

  • Improves respiration, energy and vitality.
  • Promotes cardiovascular and circulatory health.
  • May also help alleviate specific kinds of pain, including migraine headaches, lower back problems, arthritis and pain during childbirth.

Your mind becomes more at ease because yoga teaches you how to center your awareness in your body. You feel less stressed, more positive and self-accepting.

Yoga builds awareness of your body, your feelings, the world around you and the needs of others. Most students leave class smiling and feeling relaxed and happy!