What are the health benefits of yoga really?

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As someone who has practiced yoga since being a young child, I would highly recommend it. There are so many benefits – even a relatively superficial physical practice can be transformative.

However I do get tired of reading about the endless benefits of yoga as a cure-all for everything from cancer to haemorrhoids.

We need to be realistic about how different forms of spiritual practice can benefit us as well as their limitations. What is the reality as far as we know? Well we are discovering more and more….Here is a great article outlining the benefits of yoga according to current scientific research.

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