Yoga is a form of exercise that helps you gain strength and flexibility! It is also a great way for some people to relax and unwind. Usually, when you practice yoga there is a focus on your breathing which is another factor in the relaxation part, because of the relaxation and stress relief yoga can provide, it’s very good for your heart! It has been shown to lower blood pressure and slow your heart rate and can also play a part in lowering your cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
In Costa Rica, yoga is very popular among locals and tourists alike. Any beach you walk by you can probably find a class or individuals practicing yoga. You also don’t have to go far to find a class to join or a yoga school. Here in Costa Rica, there are certain places that are known for yoga, one of them being Nosara in the Nicoya Peninsula, but all around Costa Rica you will see yoga being practiced and many yoga retreats are held here with people coming from all over the world!
Costa Rica is a beautiful country with a rich history. Yoga is an awesome way to relax while still gaining strength. What could be better than putting two great things together and practicing yoga on the beach? Or maybe, a yoga retreat in the mountains, the choice is yours, but don’t forget to try yoga when you come visit!