Practicing yoga in recovery is a tool that works in many ways to enhance recovery from whatever ails you. Do you know what it is? There are different yoga disciplines, practices and goals. The postures in yoga are designed to keep the body fit and to still the mind through meditation. Yoga poses may help you open your mind to new possibilities. It empowers you physically and mentally. Also, yoga may give you the physical tools to use towards your recovery. Yoga can be one of the healthy activities in your recovery journey from addiction.

Here are tips how yoga can help 

Enhance Physical Strength

We don’t think strength workout when we think about yoga. Actually, yoga creates functional strength that can be translated to everyday activity such as bending over, sitting, lifting or standing.

Build Confidence

Do you want confidence? Do you want to be a magnet for wonderful people and good things? Part of confidence is liking who you really are, and by practicing yoga you will build this love to yourself and your body. By the mere fact that you go to a yoga class it shows that you care about yourself and that sends a positive message to your brain and the rest of the organs.

Rid Toxins in your Body

By different twists, folds and sweating yoga poses help get rid of toxins in your body. By practicing yoga poses the cells in your body will be richer in oxygen, and nutrition will be carried out to them smoothly.

Calm an active Mind

Meditation is another aspect of yoga. By meditating you learn to calm and quiet the chatter in your mind. Letting the thoughts freeze at will. It is a form of mental cleanse or a reset. Keep the phones and other devices away from you when you meditate.

Increase Awareness

By breathing, which is a very important component of yoga, you become more aware. You may concentrate your awareness on your body, or your feelings at a given moment. Give yourself a moment to focus on your senses through breathing in and out.