I was introduced to the practice of yoga in April. I discovered first-hand that yoga not only helps exercise the body but it helps clear the mind too.
In recent months I have had unexpected stress and yoga helped me stay focused on the present. I found the physical movement of yoga helps clear the mind. When I do yoga, my mind is concentrating on the movement of my body so it enables me to not think about anything else.
Although I am a novice when it comes to yoga, the benefits are already felt. Thankfully I have the opportunity to participate in a yoga class twice a week. I can do more often with a DVD that I have. My goal is to practice yoga weekly so I can continue to maintain a lower stress level. I highly recommend the practice of yoga for anyone who is in need of stress relief.