Ask anyone with a regular yoga practice and they’ll tell you: Yoga makes you better at life. Here are 8 benefits that explain how everything practiced on a mat is practice for life off the mat and in the office:
1.) Self-awareness increases.
The more we practice, the more we discover about our own body – the places it’s tight, the places it’s open and places we never even noticed before. Awareness enables us to gain more control physically, which leads directly to deeper control mentally and emotionally. This translates to acting and reacting authentically in the office.
2.) Practice provides unique perspectives.
Certain yoga postures force us to look at things from a different angle, literally. When we flip our body upside down, the world as we see it turns upside down too. After years of experience, most of us struggle to see our work in new ways. A yoga practice inspires us to expand beyond just one, limited, viewpoint. Continue reading >> businessinsider.com