The Shala London
Benefits of Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

Find out more about the styles of yoga classes that we offer at the Shala

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a moving meditation that can bring about profound changes in physical, emotional and mental well being. The many benefits of yoga are widely recognised by the medical profession and more and more health care professionals are referring patients to yoga classes for a wide range of conditions, most commonly stress, anxiety, depression and back pain. Yoga works on many different levels and the results are often dramatic. The practice of yoga:

  • maximises body tone
  • encourages weight loss
  • detoxifies the body
  • realigns the body
  • increases all round health
  • enhances flexibility and balance
  • builds strength and stamina
  • increases energy levels
  • boosts the immune system
  • balances emotions
  • strengthens the respiratory system
  • purifies the nervous system
  • improves mental clarity and concentration
  • encourages relaxation and calm
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Medical Conditions & Injuries

Yoga can help with a wide range of conditions and in order for you to gain the best results we recommended that you speak to us first about any conditions or injuries you are dealing with. More serious issues should be discussed with the studio coordinator/manager before attending class, more minor ones can be mentioned to the teacher before class. It is always really helpful for us to know more so we can guide you towards the most suitable classes and workshops and ensure that we help you as best we can.

Here are some of the many issues yoga can help with:

  • back pain 
  • stress & anxiety
  • weight loss
  • blood pressure
  • arthritis
  • diabetes
  • skin conditions
  • depression
  • respiratory conditions such as asthma
  • cholesterol management
  • thyroid regulation
  • menopause and PMT
  • insomnia
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