All kinds of exercises have their specific health benefits but practicing aerial yoga has proved to be unique due to its health full-body workout benefit that comes through the help of yoga equipment namely aerial yoga swings, also referred to as aerial yoga hammock, which is a taffeta fabric or silk that is designed for attachment to aerial hardware to enable the performer do the poses and inversions in yoga while suspending from the ceiling, with the high-quality one being the strong ones that can hold much weight and varieties vary depending on the weight limit, fabric type, foam handle, color, and length is so as to suit the needs of the many people interested in Yoga to gain the following health benefits.
The first advantage of aerial yoga swings in health is that it increases the body strength of the individual especially at the back, core, thighs, hips, and back areas of the body because it involves holding of your own body weight for an extended amount of time through the help of the yoga swing, which makes you feel the increase in strength after every session and feel it increases gradually and naturally after you do the exercise in consistent sessions.
Second, aerial health plays a significant role in increasing a person’s cardiovascular health, which means reducing the risk of heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes, and it does this through its procedure of working out all muscles in an inverted position hence increasing the blood circulation quality which is important in increasing and maintaining cardiovascular health, and this exercise needs to be done for 20 minutes, three times a week, which is a recommendation for the people who sit behind a desk.
The third benefit of aerial yoga is that it increases the body confidence and reduces anxiety and stress, whereby you will feel firmer and less fatigued after a few sessions hence increasing your body confidence, and reduces the stress levels due to endorphins released after the exercise and acts as a useful way of releasing extra adrenaline which would lead to stress and anxiety.
The last benefit is that aerial yoga helps in improving the joints and bones health through strengthening of joints, muscles and the connecting tissue holding them together without putting a lot of stress on joints, which is not the case in other exercises, and this is very important seeing that there is a decrease in mineral density, mainly for women, as we get older which increases the chances of getting osteoporosis due to depletion of estrogen.