Yoga helps you with improving your strength and flexibility, increasing your concentration and calming your mind, leaving you mentally lighter and feeling physically stronger and re-energized.
It is a tool through which you can expand your internal self-awareness; finding stillness within, uniting with your breath and realizing the essence of your being.
Each asana (posture) offers many physical benefits; everything from aiding in digestion, increasing blood circulation, or preventing symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome, to stretching/strengthening a particular muscle or relieving back pain.
Each asana also offers energy benefits, balancing your chakras (energy centres in the body); releasing tension and old emotions and preventing stagnation of energy which leads to disease.
Focusing on your breath allows you to cultivate prana (energy), expanding your consciousness to the world around you and leaving you spiritually re-energize