Cause for Concern
The latest report that the Centre for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Sciences (CCTS) at the Goa Medical College and Hospital has performed over 353 cardiology procedures and more than 800 bypass heart surgeries on youth below the age of 40 in the state is a serious cause of concern for all of us. If this is not taken into consideration now then it will be bad for the future of Goa.
Ways we can save ourselves
Practicing yoga is beneficial to both mind and body. It is not only an effective stress reliever but it is also a way to ease symptoms of anxiety. It helps transfer focus and attention to the body and breath. It helps in relieving physical tension too. Chronic stress exposes your body to unhealthy, persistently elevated levels of stress hormones like adrenaline. Stress is also responsible for changes in the way blood clots, which increases risk of heart attack.
Some Benefits of Yoga
Facts about Yoga
- It helps your relieve your body of tiredness and accumulated stress, thus letting you express yourself better.
- A great lifestyle is all about great energy levels. No doubt, your workout helps you lose weight or manage it well but it drains you completely. However, yoga does the exact opposite by energizing you.
Spending 20-25 minutes on yourself everyday you can lead a better life. Here are a few examples of yoga poses. Always remember, breathing while doing yoga is very important.
Warning: Before you start any exercise it is always advisable to consult your doctor
Salutation Seal (Anjali Mudra) Warrior Pose 2 (Virabhadrasana II)
Cat Pose (Marjaryasana) Extended Puppy Pose (Uttana Shishosana)
Seated Forward Bend (Paschimottanasana) Head-Knee Forward Bend (Janu Sirsasana)
Child’s Pose (Balasana) Corpse Pose (Shavasana)
Know of any Yoga schools or academies in Goa? Do let us know about them in the comments below.