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Stress-free living by Infinite Ideas, Elisabeth Wilson; Infinite Ideas

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A 10-minute yoga routine

This is a simple yoga routine that stretches muscles – back, shoulders, face – that carry tension. It has the advantage that each move is carried out on the floor, which is handy when you’ve had a long day.

5 reasons to take up yoga

Those who practise yoga regularly report that the calming benefits follow them around all day. Here are some proven reasons to consider it.

  • Slows weight gain. Those over the age of 45 who do yoga regularly are 8lbs lighter than those who don’t
  • Eases pain
  • Induces sleep. Expect benefits after three months
  • Decreases stress. One class a week reduces the stress hormone cortisol
  • Keeps skin young. It reduces the breakdown of the skin’s scaffolding, collagen, in just 10 days.

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