Detox Advocacy Organization

Yoga Practice Creates Many Detoxification Benefits

Looking for an all natural way to detoxify? Well detoxification doesn’t have to come only through diet and supplementation. It can also be attained by practicing one of the most popular yet ancient forms of movement. Yoga has gained by leaps and bounds in advocates and enthusiasts among all age levels and demographics. This undoubtedly is due in large part to how well you feel after a practice. The main question would then be why do you feel so amazing after yoga? A major factor could be the extent of yoga detoxification benefits. These are the factors not so easily found in traditional exercises and probably why you see so many crowded and popular yoga studios.

There is an extensive checklist of yoga detoxification benefits associated with many of its poses or asanas and styles of practice. An asana or pose is defined as a yoga posture or position. These are positions you would never get into in the weight room or on the stair climber. So which asanas and what practices detoxify the body the most? Heated classes serve to add more detoxification through the excretion of sweat. Asanas involving twists such as parsva trikonasana and prayer hand twist help to detoxify the internal organs. The high intensity of a class that is more advanced and involves more physical exertion will stimulate the most circulatory blood flow, along with the encouragement of continuous deep breathing. All of which serves to help the detoxification organs such as the liver, gallbladder and kidneys better perform their roles in the body.

What causes yoga detoxification benefits:

  • Sweat
  • Twisting Asanas
  • Deep Breathing
  • Endorphins Released
  • Mental Clarity Created
  • Stretching Muscles Deeply
  • Fat Burning


Practice these styles to create the most detoxification:

  • Bikram
  • Ashtanga
  • Hot Vinyasa Flow


What are the parts of the body affected:

  • Internal Organs
  • Digestive Tract
  • Muscles
  • Connective Tissue
  • Brain, Heart, Liver, Kidneys and Colon