Yoga aficionados from around the world are celebrating International Yoga Day today. It’s a special day that celebrates the spiritual practice of yoga that originated in India and has been around for more than 5,000 years.
It’s no secret that yoga has a number of health benefits, same with green tea, which is why yoga practitioners from around the world love to enjoy a relaxing cup of green tea after practice.
Here are three reasons why you should always enjoy green tea following your yoga classes.
Stress Is Relieved:
Both yoga and stress can help alleviate stress; so together these two stress busters will leave you feeling calm, cool and collected in no time. And while green tea is packed with caffeine, it’s a subtler amount that won’t leave you feeling jittery like coffee does.
Completing a yoga class will get your blood flowing, which means the nutrients found in green tea will be more evenly distributed throughout your body following class. This will lead to an increase in circulation, which is extremely beneficial for heart health.
As soon as you take a sip of tea, you’ll feel as if your senses are going on an aromatic journey, which is perfect sensation following a yoga class. You’ll immediately feel your body and mind relax and you’ll have a much easier time easing back into your daily routine. This sense of ease will leave you feeling more relaxed and healthier throughout the day.