Benefits of yoga with weights
Yoga with weights is a hybrid of two challenging exercises; one being more physically stimulating and the other more mentally. The addition of weights to a yoga sequence creates a proprioceptive environment which engages the body to internally balance and stabilize while increasing strength. Weight training is one of the best ways to achieve overall physical fitness and yoga is a renowned system for personal development. By combining these practices you can cultivate peak performance and achieve and higher quality of life.
Some of the benefits from incorporating weights into yoga practice include:
Increased flexibility & range of motion
Fosters body awareness
Strengthens & tones
Challenges core strength
Builds bone density
Encourages proper breathing, and many more!