Enjoying an active lifestyle includes lots of things. Everything from working hard to playing hard. Many times we take our active lifestyle for granted and we fail to protect our bodies against injury. Without the proper injury precautions in place, something as simple as sleeping wrong or twisting at the wrong angle can cause inflammation, pain, and sore muscles. Yoga can be your secret weapon against pain, discomfort, and inflammation.
Yoga can assist with protecting against injury.
One of the best ways to avoid pain and injury is practicing restorative exercises like yoga. Not only can yoga increase strength and flexibility, but it can also help with the healing process if you have experienced an injury.
Some of the benefits active people can enjoy as a part of a regular yoga routine are:
- Increased range of motion
- Muscle suppleness
- Increased flexibility
- Improved posture
- Increased strength
- Lengthened muscles
- Increased agility
- Improved mental sharpness and focus
- Release tense muscles
- Improved body connection
With all of the above benefits working on your side, the risk of injury during exercise can be greatly diminished. Explore the benefits of yoga yourself! Check out our many classes available to you by clicking HERE.
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Dr. Marie Perkins, OTR/L, LMT, DOM, Dipl. Ac. is one of the most recognized practitioners in Palm Harbor as a “non-pharmaceutical” pain specialist.
Born and raised in Quebec City Canada, Dr. Perkins received her Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy from University Laval in 1993.
Her passion led her to leave everything behind and immigrated to Florida in 1995. She proceeded with acquiring her Massage Therapy license from Bahkti Academy in 1999 and her Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine from the Florida Institute of Traditional Chinese