Iyengar Yoga For Stress Relief: 10 Reasons to Start Yoga

Unless you have been on Mars preparing a welcome for NASA’s Mars rover, you are probably aware that many people practice Iyengar Yoga for stress relief and other health benefits. However, up until now, no one has compiled a quick and easy to use list of excuses for NOT doing yoga. Consequently, as a public service, we have hereby created a list of ten outstanding, ready-made excuses to assist those who would like to avoid the stress relief, relaxation, weight loss, increased energy, improved sleep and other health benefits of doing yoga. If you do yoga: You will look young and energetic instead of old and tired and will have to give up lecturing younger people on how much easier they have it than you did when you were their age. You will no longer freak out and lose your temper when the smallest things go wrong, and will be unable to avoid all those pesky people who didn’t like you because of your temper and who now want to be your friends. You will lose the physical clumsiness, lack of co-ordination and inability to touch, or even see, your toes that you have been cultivating as status symbols of the aristocratic life of leisure and ease that you lead. You will mess up your shot at the gold medal in the upcoming “Couch Potato of the Year” international...

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