If you’ve tried a typical Westernized yoga class such as Hatha, Iyengar or Power Yoga and determined it isn’t for you, you might be missing out on the centuries-proven benefits a yoga practice provides. Don’t give up just yet. There are many different forms of yoga, some that barely resemble most people’s concept of yoga, but without trying them, you’d never know what you are missing.
It is well known that yoga can help increase your flexibility, reduce your risk of injury, and reduce stress, but practicing yoga regularly can help you do more than touch your toes and find enlightenment. Yoga can also help you in your work and home life, in a few very surprising ways. Read on for five new reasons to take up a new yoga routine — or continue with the one that you already have!