Two years ago, stress-related illness cost Americans over $300 billion in lost wages and medical bills. Last year, our total medical expenses exceeded an astounding $3.35 trillion. As these figures continue to climb, can any one of us afford to be part of these statistics?
Of course…not! Fortunately, the stress epidemic can be addressed using a unique combination of expressive art making and yoga. These disciplines have the potential to offer physical health benefits to most everyone. The methods are effective in improving a wide range of illnesses and medication side effects, and are known to prevent illness. The best part is that the integrative art + yoga method doesn’t taste like medicine—and in fact, it’s fun!
Yoga supports the functioning of every physical system, so its list of biological benefits is long. Here’s just a snapshot of what happens in your body when you practice Art + Yoga:
And that’s not all! Additionally,
Art making and yoga have also been shown to address trauma, to improve mood and outlook, and to stabilize emotional and hormonal imbalances. Moreover, people who regularly practice expressive art making or yoga report greater levels of self acceptance.
Art + Yoga accomplishes all this—and did I mention that it’s fun?
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