Physiological Benefits of Yoga Main Page

There are so many physiological benefits of yoga that this section grew and grew. We have done our best to research and discover so many wonderful benefits that this great practice has to offer.

That is why we here at yoga.org.nz will continue to practice yoga for the rest of our long rewarding lives. We wish you all the great benefits that we experience on a day to day basis.

Below is a table that is a quick overveiw of all the benefits that we could find. This section along with the rest of this website will continue to grow.

Physiological benefits of yoga – Overview

  • Sleep improves
  • Immunity increases
  • Pain decreases
  • Posture improves
  • Weight normalizes
  • Muscular flexibility increase
  • Energy level increases
  • Muscular strength increase
  • Endurance increases
  • Excretory functions improve
  • Pulse rate decreases
  • Endocrine function normalizes
  • Respiratory rate decreases
  • Gastrointestinal function normalizes
  • Blood pressure decreases
  • Stable autonomic nervous system
  • Cardiovascular efficiency increases
  • Galvanic Skin Response increases
  • Respiratory efficiency increases
  • EEG – alpha waves increase
  • Respiratory amplitude and smoothness increase
  • EMG activity decreases
  • Breath-holding time increases
  • Joint range of motion increase
  • Grip strength increases
  • Eye-hand coordination improves
  • Dexterity skills improve
  • Reaction time improves