Infrared Heat Yoga – Why It Is Great For Seniors?
Healthy eating and exercise are great for all ages as it can prevent the occurrence of disease and injury, keep the physical body in good shape as well as keep the mind sharp. However, as we age, the majority is likely to struggle with ailments and chronic diseases like diabetes, arthritis, heart diseases and many more. With Infrared Heat Yoga, seniors can reap a wide array of health benefits that will allow them to age gracefully and healthily.
Heart Health | Infrared Heat Yoga
Infrared Heat Yoga is a great way to improve heart health. is becoming one of the most efficient ways to help heart patients improve their heart function after a serious heart attack. This gentle heating and consequent heart rate increase allow these patients to begin healing quicker. Using infrared heat improves circulation, reduces fluid around the heart, and helps the better overall heart function.
In addition, when practising a variety of Yoga asana, it gently stretches and exercises muscles. These make seniors become more sensitive to insulin, which is important for controlling blood sugar. The deep breathing techniques help lower blood pressure and the mind-calming meditation quiets the nervous system and eases stress.
Fights Diabetes | Infrared Heat Yoga
As we get older, the chances of getting Diabetes increase due to bad eating habits and sedentary lifestyle. Research has shown that every 3 in 10 Singaporeans over the age of 60 has been diagnosed with diabetes.
Infrared heat is proven to help the fight of diabetes by enhancing heart health, improving circulation, and reducing pain allowing greater ease of movement and exercise. In addition, Far Infrared heat is proven to improve skin tone and reduce inflammation around injection sites for Type I Diabetics.
Improves Arthritis | Infrared Heat Yoga
Arthritis is probably the number one condition that people 65 or older contend with. Fret not, Infrared Heat Yoga can help to ease the pains and aches of ageing. The movements in Yoga helps strengthen the muscles around the joints keeping them strong and flexible. It also helps with pain that is actually caused by misalignment! Not only so by heating the body with infrared heat, but it also removes inflammation around the joints and softens the ache of arthritis. Seniors will find relief from arthritis pain not only during class times but also long after the class is over.
Increases and Improves Circulation | Infrared Heat Yoga
Increased heart rate induced by heating tissues increases blood flow throughout the body. A healthy circulatory system results in a healthier body by moving oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body and removing what is no longer needed. Practicing Yoga under infrared heat with proper breathing and alignment all help improve your health.
Sleep Better | Infrared Heat Yoga
Many seniors suffer from insomnia and find it hard for them to dial down at night. Yoga can bring you to homeostasis, your nervous system’s “rest and digest” state, within minutes. With a consistent Yoga routine, you can mind can naturally unwind from this tension and relax into sleep more easily. In addition, the warmth experienced from the Infrared panels helps to ease tense aching muscles and the pain of arthritis, bursitis, injury, or chronic illnesses such as Fibromyalgia. This enhanced relaxation and well being last well past classes and aids with a deeper, more restful sleep.
*Please note, Infrared heat is not a cure. If you have a health condition, please consult your doctor before practising in the heat*
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