Unlike many other activities and exercises, yoga is suitable for almost anybody at any age and in any condition. There are very few other forms of exercise that this statement can apply to.
Most people will find some form of benefit from doing yoga particularly if they do so consistently and follow the correct techniques.
From sedentary elderly people to the elite professional sports person, yoga can help to improve so many aspects of a person’s life that it is beneficial to virtually anybody who try’s it.
Due in part to the fact that yoga poses and exercises can be performed at any extent and degree that the person chooses, even those with injuries and illness will usually find that they will get some benefit by incorporating yoga into their lifestyle.
Add to that, the fact that yoga is extremely economical, with no need for any purchases of equipment and the convenience that it can be done almost anywhere and at any time and it becomes quite obvious why so many people are turning towards yoga to help them to create the balance in their life that has often been missing for so long.
So it is safe to say when the question is asked whether yoga is right for you or not that it is highly likely that you will find it to be one of the best forms of exercise and relaxation that you can do. It will certainly ‘change your mind’ in the way that you think about exercise.
It is also likely that you will see many positive changes in your life from doing yoga on a regular basis.
Even if it is used solely for the relaxation techniques and the relief of stress and the elimination of anxiety and other ‘mind’ related problems – there is always something that can be gained from yoga.