10/10 HOPE x Be Earth | 為何瑜珈有效為身心減壓?在家一起做正念紓壓瑜珈吧!

10/10 HOPE x Be Earth |  為何瑜珈有效為身心減壓?在家一起做正念紓壓瑜珈吧!
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每天只需數分鐘的紓壓練習
令輕盈自在存在生活每一刻

在如今追求節奏快的世界中,壓力已成為我們生活中不可避免的一部分。

由於肩負著許多責任、與他人持續不斷的聯繫和總是希望符合別人的期望,我們的壓力水平不斷上升,甚至達至超出負荷的情況也不自知。

然而,在被焦慮圍繞的混亂之中,有一種強大的體驗能幫助我們尋回平衡和內心的平靜 —— 瑜珈。瑜伽不僅僅是一種體育鍛煉,而且是一種促進整體健康的方法,可以顯著減輕壓力並幫助我們有效管理壓力。


練習瑜珈的5大身心好處 

➊ 連結身心


瑜珈的基本原則之一是身心連結的概念。瑜珈練習強調呼吸與動作的同步,鼓勵我們全神貫注於當下。透過專注於呼吸和進行正念運動,瑜珈有助於平靜心靈並釋放身體緊繃感,這種正念意識可以減輕壓力和焦慮,讓我們體驗平靜的感覺。 


➋ 減輕壓力和放鬆

瑜珈融合了各種放鬆技巧,對我們的神經系統產生良好影響,呼吸練習、冥想和引導放鬆等練習有助於激活副交感神經系統,也稱為「休息和消化」反應,減低交感神經系統因壓力而引發的「戰鬥或逃跑」反應。因此,定期練習瑜珈可以降低心率、血壓和皮質醇水平,促進深度放鬆並減輕慢性壓力。


➌ 有利身體健康

大家都知道做運動可緩解壓力,而瑜珈提供溫和與力量的不同姿勢組合,所以定期練習瑜珈可以提高靈活性、力量和平衡,對整體身體健康非常重要。而且,練習瑜珈會釋放內啡肽,這是身體的「自然情緒升降機」,可以對抗壓力並促進幸福感。此外,瑜珈姿勢有助於緩解肌肉緊張,改善睡眠質量,增強整體活力。


➍ 培養正念和平衡情緒

瑜珈培養正念,這是一種有意識地專注於當下而不帶判斷力的練習。透過觀察自身想法和情緒,我們可以培養更強的自我意識和情緒恢復能力,這種正念延伸到了我們的日常生活中,使我們能夠清晰、冷靜地應對壓力源,擁有保持專注和腳踏實地的能力。


➎ 擁有健康的社區支持網絡

參加瑜珈課程、加入瑜珈社群和與志同道合的人交往可以為壓力管理提供支持性環境,瑜珈工作室通常會透過研討會、靜修和團體活動營造歸屬感,並提供個人成長的機會,這種社區意識可以為自我表達和分享經驗提供安全的空間,有助於減輕壓力。

將瑜珈融入日常生活可以成為管理壓力和促進整體健康的練習,透過培養身心連結、採用放鬆技巧、培養正念並尋求瑜珈社群的支持,我們可以踏上減輕壓力和內心平靜的旅程,讓瑜珈成為應對生活挑戰的避難所!


10/10 HOPE x Be Earth「從心呼吸 • 重拾平衡恬靜」秋冬聯乘提案
Discover the Moments of Mindful Wellness


開啟身心療癒旅程之際,現於Be Earth共兩層的瑜珈教室均能享受到10/10 HOPE搜羅自世界各地的天然保養產品,重點品牌包括來自瑞典海岸的極簡保養品牌L:A BRUKET和澳洲純天然居家清潔品牌Bondi Wash等,涵蓋室內香氛、頭髮護理、多用途清潔、身體及臉部保養,讓天然力量昇華尋拾自我的瑜珈時光,全面照料你的整全健康,伴你於生活每一刻持續滋養身心。

在秋冬之初,我們誠意邀請你加入我們的身心療癒之旅,重新與自己、他人和當下建立更深入的連結,只需一套瑜珈服和一顆開放的心,就能為生活開展新章節。


How Yoga Can Help Reduce Stress: A Holistic Approach to Well-being

In today's fast-paced world, stress has become an inevitable part of our lives. With numerous responsibilities, constant connectivity, and overwhelming expectations, it's no wonder that stress levels are on the rise. However, amidst the chaos, there is a powerful tool that can help us find balance and inner peace – yoga. Yoga is not just a physical exercise but a holistic approach to well-being that can significantly reduce stress and promote overall mental and physical health. In this blog post, we will explore how yoga can help us manage stress effectively.


1. Mind-Body Connection:

One of the fundamental principles of yoga is the concept of the mind-body connection. Yoga practice emphasizes the synchronization of breath with movement, encouraging us to be fully present in the moment. By focusing on the breath and engaging in mindful movements, yoga helps calm the mind and release physical tension. This mindful awareness reduces stress and anxiety, allowing us to experience a sense of tranquillity.


2. Stress Reduction and Relaxation:

Yoga incorporates various relaxation techniques that have a profound impact on our nervous system. Practices such as deep breathing exercises, meditation, and guided relaxation help activate the parasympathetic nervous system, also known as the "rest and digest" response. This counteracts the effects of the sympathetic nervous system, responsible for the "fight-or-flight" response triggered by stress. As a result, regular yoga practice can lower heart rate, blood pressure, and cortisol levels, promoting deep relaxation and reducing chronic stress.


3. Physical Benefits:

Engaging in physical activity is known to alleviate stress, and yoga offers a unique blend of gentle movements and strength-building postures. Regular yoga practice improves flexibility, strength, and balance, which are essential for overall physical well-being. Physical exercise releases endorphins, the body's natural mood elevators, which combat stress and promote a sense of well-being. Additionally, yoga postures help release muscular tension, improve sleep quality, and enhance overall physical vitality, contributing to stress reduction.


4. Cultivating Mindfulness and Emotional Balance:

Yoga cultivates mindfulness, which is the practice of intentionally focusing on the present moment without judgment. By observing our thoughts and emotions without attachment, we can develop a greater sense of self-awareness and emotional resilience. This mindfulness extends beyond the yoga mat and into our daily lives, enabling us to respond to stressors with clarity and composure. The ability to stay centered and grounded amidst challenges is a valuable tool for stress reduction.


5. Community and Support:

Participating in yoga classes or joining a yoga community provides a supportive environment for stress management. Engaging with like-minded individuals who are also on a journey of self-discovery and well-being can be empowering and motivating. Yoga studios often create a sense of belonging and offer opportunities for personal growth through workshops, retreats, and group activities. This sense of community can be instrumental in reducing stress by providing a safe space for self-expression and sharing experiences.


Incorporating yoga into our daily routine can be a transformative practice for managing stress and promoting overall well-being. By nurturing the mind-body connection, embracing relaxation techniques, reaping the physical benefits, cultivating mindfulness, and seeking support from a yoga community, we can embark on a journey towards stress reduction and inner peace. Let yoga be your sanctuary as you navigate the challenges of life, and experience the profound effects it can have on your well-being.


10/10 HOPE 編輯 |Amie C.

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