Yoga for heart health

February 19, 2020 Swedish Heart & Vascular Team

Yoga uses controlled breathing, meditation, and a series of poses to improve the health of your body and your mind. Taking a yoga class a couple times a week or using a streaming service to bring a yoga teacher into your living room every few days reduces stress, lowers your anxiety, and improves your blood pressure.

In short, yoga helps your heartHere’s how.

Find a Primary Care Doctor

The doctors at Swedish know that a holistic approach that celebrates the body/mind connection is the most effective way to provide the high level of care you deserve. We offer a wide range of classes and programs that can help you improve both your physical and mental health. Find a doctor you can trust in our provider directory.

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This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professional's instructions.

About the Author

The Swedish Heart & Vascular Team is committed to bringing you many years of expertise and experience to help you understand how to prevent, treat and recover from cardiovascular diseases and conditions. From tips to eating better to exercise and everything in between, our clinical experts know how to help you help your heart.

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