According to the Huffington Post, a 2011 study found that outdoor exercise was associated with greater decreases in tension, confusion, anger and depression when compared to indoor activity. And a 2010 study found that even just five minutes of exercise in a green space can improve mood and self-esteem, the BBC reported.
While many associate yoga with new age mysticism or the latest fad at the gym, yoga is actually an ancient practice that connects the mind, body, and spirit through body poses, controlled breathing, and meditation. The practice of yoga has an enormous list of health benefits associated with it.
According to experts at The Mayo Clinic, yoga is amazing for stress reduction, increasing fitness level, weight loss, and managing chronic health conditions such as cancer, depression, pain, insomnia, and anxiety.
“Fitness In The Village” will be held in the lawn at Urban Active Legacy Village: 25145 Cedar Rd. Lyndhurst, OH 44124 (216) 291-8555
*Urban Yoga participants need to bring a yoga mat.