Physiological benefits of yoga 
– Stable autonomic nervous system equilibrium with a tendency towards parasympathetic nervous system dominance rather than the usual stress induced sympathetic nervous system dominance .
– Respiratory rate normalized
– High blood pressure decreases 
– Pulse rate normalizes 
– EEG – alpha waves increases 
– Galvanic skin response increases
– Cardiovascular efficiency increases 
– Respiratory efficiency increases 
– Gastrointestinal function increases 
– Endocrine glands function normalizes 
– Excretory function improves 
– Musculoskeletal flexibility and joint range of motion increases 
– Posture increases 
– Pain decreases 
– Sleep improves 
– Energy levels increases 
– Weight normalizes 
– Strength and resiliency increases 
– Respiratory amplitude and smoothness increase ,tidal volume increases ,vital capacity increases ,breath holding time increases 


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