VERMILLION, S.D.- Allowing your body to be set free and to accept what is around you is essential to living a healthy and well balanced life.
September is National Yoga Awareness Month, a national awareness campaign to educate people on the health effects of yoga and how to take a step into a more active life.
On this week's episode of Credit Hour, Host Michael Ewald has a conversation with Rebecca Johnson, USD alumna and owner of Soul Story Yoga in Yankton, S.D.
They discuss why the yoga artform is important and what people can learn from the artform.
“It helps people to manage stress, yoga helps to reduce Cortisol, the stress hormone in the body. It helps to lower blood pressure for a lot of people, it is a weight bearing exercise still so it does improve strength and muscle tone,” Johnson said. “There are a lot of health benefits to it.
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