Shorter, colder days, and longer, freezing nights are just what the winter season ordered. Let’s face it; when it comes to staying active and healthy, winter is often dubbed the “season of hibernation”.
However, you may change your mind and dust the cobwebs off of your yoga mat when you consider these eight healthy miracles of doing a little winter yoga…
1. Yoga Eases Holiday Stress
Between lingering finances and chaotic family obligations, the holiday season can be more stressful than blessful, leaving us prone to diseases and viruses when cortisol levels spike and suppress our immune response. A mere hour of relaxing yoga practice a few times per week can do much to ease the nervous system, lower cortisol levels, and stress!