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The Top 5 Reasons Yoga Can Save Your College Student Loans

Your life changes quickly when you enter college. You become an independent adult with the freedom and responsibility to make your own decisions. Many students feel stressed because of this sudden change and the opportunity to meet new people and learn how to be an adult. They also have to deal with new challenges and a lot of homework that they can’t complete at night. However, this is only temporary. It is important to consider how you will manage stress while remaining happy, healthy, and productive. Yoga is one of these options, and you should try it.

Here are some reasons why yoga is a good choice for college.

Students can go to the gym, or to other sports, such as basketball and tennis, when they are not working on college assignments. They can let go of their anger and negative emotions, and gain energy to achieve new goals. Sports can help us build a healthier body, which supports our minds and makes us more productive. Yoga can be substituted for other sports to help you find your balance and stay focused. Although it may not be as effective as running for weight loss, there are many other benefits that can be attributed to yoga.

It is important to understand that college is more than just about doing homework. College is about discovering yourself. This means you will not only be able to choose your career path but also discover who you are and what you believe in. You need to find an activity that not only makes you sweat but also helps you feel emotionally stable, positive, and healthy. Yoga can teach students how to manage stress and find balance. It can also be:

A barometer for your life

This is a great comparison: A barometer measures pressure in the air, while yoga manages the pressure students experience every day at college (deadlines and homework, projects, relationships problems, etc.). To create your yoga barometer, you need to know how much time it takes to practice. It is important to practice regularly, but not neglect your overall health (nobody can relax if they are depressed or worried about their dissertation deadline).

A sign of great performance

Many studies have shown that yoga has a positive impact on academic performance. This is due to the ability of yoga to focus and not be distracted by social media that can cause procrastination. Concentrating will make you twice as productive and help you get the most out of your education.

Great posture creation

Did you ever notice how your posture changes? Yoga aims to teach you how to sit correctly and create a healthy posture. Indian monks were able to sit for hours without moving, and they felt fine. This was because they also practiced yoga. Students who spend a lot of time sitting at lectures, then bend down to do their homework, are particularly vulnerable to headaches and back pain. It can help to reduce pain and discomfort by doing some yoga asanas prior to spending a day at the library.


It can be difficult to feel supported if you don’t play on the football team or another sports team. You can practice yoga alone or in a class with like-minded people. They will share their knowledge and motivate you.


You’re always on the move: moving to the dorm or away from your parents, managing deadlines, planning weekends and communicating with others. When you are able to put aside all the problems and focus on your health and well-being, yoga can help create order in chaos.

Yoga has many other benefits that go beyond these main benefits. They also have positive effects on your mental and physical health. Yoga is great for your body, especially your hands. It allows you to relax, sleep better, and reduces your risk of getting sick. It helps us feel more confident about ourselves and improves our mental clarity.


About Zoe

Zoë is a freelance Yoga and Dance teacher based in the UK. As a trained Contemporary Dancer and Dance Teacher, Yoga has always played an essential role in Zoë's career.

Since graduating from All Yoga in 2018, Zoë now works as part of the All Yoga Team as a course coordinator while running her own studio, 'Flow Dance & Yoga' offering Yoga and Dance classes in Cornwall in the UK.

Find out more about Zoë:, Instagram or at Facebook.

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