Weight Loss with Yoga: What to Expect and How Long Does it Take?

The fact is, yoga alone often falls short for significant weight loss. According to the National Institutes of Health, yoga participants lost just 5-8 pounds over 10 weeks—mild results. Yet exploring yoga with holistic expectations unveils subtle nourishment for lifelong wellbeing.
Through this practice, we befriend our bodies. Notice where we hold tension—in furrowed brow muscles that trigger stress eating when chronically contracted. We breathe space into those clenched spaces. Flow through once rigid joints now oiled through gentle movement. We come out of savasana’s sweet rest feeling a little more at home in our skin.