Athletic Yoga Training Merrillville IN

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River Oaks Bally Total Fitness
1500 Torrence Ave
Calumet City, IL
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Martial Arts, Parking, Personal Training, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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The Yoga Room & Bookshop
(219) 226-1000
418 N. Main Street
Crown Point, IN
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Hot Yoga, Prenatal, H

Lan Oak Park District
(708) 474-8520
2550 178th Street
Lansing, IL
Yoga Styles
shiva, tau, quantum

Reflections Yoga Center
(708) 960-4996
18675 Dixie Hwy
Homewood, IL
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa, Hatha, Therapeutic and Pre-nata

Heart In Hand LLC/Inner Balance Yoga
(219) 961-3648
8212 Kennedy Ave
Hammond, IN
 
Radiant Living
(708) 481-9128
PO Box 311
Richton Park, IL

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Highland Parks & Recreation-Lincoln Center
(219) 671-7235
2450 Lincoln Street
Highland, IN
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Yogalates, Vinyasa

Asana Yoga Center
(219) 309-7860
161 West Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN
Yoga Styles
Iyengar-style

Yoga Teacher
(708) 799-8607
P.O. B0x 551
Flossmoor, IL
Yoga Styles
Iyengar

Pilates Center of Northwest Indiana
(219) 662-7777
449 E Summit St
Crown Point, IN
Industry
Yoga Instructor

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Yoga for Sportsman - Yoga benefits for sportsman

Yoga benefits for sportsman

Yoga should be a part of the everyday life of a sportsman. Yoga can improve the performance of any sport. Yoga releases stress and creates inner peace and also trains the body, mind and spirit to become strong and flexible. The benefits of yoga are observed and written by successful athletes and sportsmen. Another very important point to note is that yoga is not very time consuming, regular yoga practice lasts from 30 min 1.30 hours.

There are unlimited benefits of yoga if one does it religiously. We all know that yoga increases the flexibility of the muscles but one also gains balance and poise from the various yoga poses. The different yoga postures imports strength to the body . The deep breathing exercise which forms the fundamental part of yoga helps to send oxygen to the body cells. Yoga improves and complements the ability of the athlete in any sport that he chooses. Yoga also brings about coordination between body and mind and this enables them to function efficiently. Stiffness of the back is a common problem among cyclists. Yoga back postures could heal this stiffness; also the stretching poses could heal the stiffness of the legs and shoulders. People who play golf are prone to uneven muscular development because when a golfer swings he uses the same muscle group all the time and this cause's muscular tension. Yoga Postures stretch these muscles and eases the muscular tension. For any sportsman yoga could be taken up as a warm up and warm down routine.

Yoga also improves blood circulation. It strengthens deep connective tissues preventing or minimizing injuries. The deep breathing or Pranayam in yoga builds up one's life force energies and boosts up the immune system. It also increases stamina. Yoga trains the body to create strength through breathing control. This could be particularly applied for people who play tennis. Deep breathing exercises helps the tennis players as holding the breath at points of exertion takes a great deal of energy that could be used by players during long sets or matches . With the regular practice of balancing yoga poses, the athlete is able to perform stunts which demands right balance of the body. The athlete while performing stunts remains centered and injury free because whenever he experiences imbalance, his body immediately recovers the balance on its own .

The benefits which yoga can give to a sportsman cannot be overlooked. Yoga builds energy in a non-aggressive mann...

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