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CBD and Yoga: Why CBD and Yoga May Be a Fantastic Duo

Catherine DeMuro
October 7, 2019

Yoga is well-known for its remarkable benefits for the mind, body, and spirit. The discipline’s focus on alignment and breathing improves strength and flexibility, enhances immune system function, promotes restful sleep, and alleviates the potentially detrimental effects of stress on your body.1

Like yoga, CBD also has significant health and wellness potential. Whether you are new to the yoga experience or a dedicated enthusiast, you may be quite intrigued to learn about the considerable advantages of adding CBD to your daily routine. CBD and yoga could be a winning combination, a fantastic duo.

Why Yogis Love CBD

Although yoga has been practiced for centuries, we have not always had a good understanding of yoga’s profound effects on physical and emotional health. It turns out there are several factors that come into play. As challenging poses improve muscle tone, yoga postures and focused breathing help restore balance between the opposing forces of your autonomic nervous system.2

If you are familiar with the health and wellness potential of CBD, you may not be too surprised to learn that the functions of the regulatory system that responds to yoga are directly influenced by your Endocannabinoid System (ECS), the regulatory system that responds to CBD.

CBD mimics the effects of key neurotransmitters produced in your body to interact with the receptors of your Endocannabinoid System. Yogis love CBD for its potential to support and enhance the many benefits of the discipline.

Yogis Are Loving CBDistillery Products

Hemp-derived CBD has generated a significant amount of attention. Since research shows that the ECS regulates many functions of the body from muscle movement to mental focus, numerous professional athletes are using CBD to help support their fitness goals, including our CBDistillery™ Brand Ambassador Yogis.

Bonnie Brazeau

As a 200-Hour Certified Yoga Instructor, Bonnie Brazeau is quite aware of the benefits of yoga for the body, mind, and spirits. Because yoga can also take a toll on overworked joints, muscles, and tendons, Bonnie uses CBD topicals for targeted relief.

“Leading life as a yoga instructor has made CBD an important part of my self-care routine. CBDol assists my body in recovery – something I struggle with through my very active lifestyle.”

  ~Bonnie Brazeau

Chelsey Korus

A philosopher and yoga instructor, Chelsey Korus has been a yoga instructor since she was 15 years old. After a decade devoted to traveling the world and teaching, Chelsey designed the concept of AWAKE, a “total package lifestyle.” Chelsey uses CBD to promote restful sleep.

“Being a yoga teacher who is always on the go, CBD has become an integral part of my post-flight routine. It had been hard to adjust when traveling between time zones, so I’ve become a big fan of CBDistillery’s PM Gummies, which help me get the rest I need.” 

~Chelsey Korus

Best CBD Products for Yogis and Yoga Students

There are numerous ways to use CBD to enhance and support the benefits of yoga. CBD can be taken in the form of delicious edibles, applied topically, or even stirred into your morning coffee. Here are some of the Best CBD Products for Yogis and their Students:

  • #1 Full-Spectrum 1000mg CBD Tincture

    Full spectrum CBD oil tinctures contain all of the additional cannabinoids, vitamins, minerals, and terpenes found naturally in hemp plants. Many people believe full spectrum products to be the most beneficial because of the way each plant element enhances the effect of the others in what’s known as the Entourage Effect. CBDistillery’s™ 1000 mg Full Spectrum CBD Oil Tincture gives you a mid-range dose of CBD that could help you feel more flexible, relaxed, and focused during yoga and at your best throughout your day.

  • #2 CBDol CBD Salve and Topical

    While yoga is known to be rejuvenating and restorative; it can also cause significant discomfort as you build strength and endurance. Topical CBD products allow you to apply CBD directly to the areas you need it most. CBDistillery™ CBDol Topical CBD Salve combines 500mg of CBD with the therapeutic potential of arnica, eucalyptus, wintergreen, and lavender to keep aches and pains from derailing your efforts. You can use CBDol before, during, or after yoga, or anytime your body could benefit from targeted relief.

  • #3 CBD Nighttime Gummies

    Sometimes it’s hard to set the day aside and get the rest you need. Whether your sleep disruptions are the result of late-night yoga classes or frequent travel, consider the benefits of CBDistillery™ Nighttime Gummies. CBDistillery™ Nighttime Gummies are enhanced with melatonin, a safe, natural sleep aid. Melatonin helps support the 24-hour internal clock that regulates numerous functions, including your sleep cycles. Each delicious, flavorful Nighttime Gummy contains 30 mg of CBD, 1.5 mg of melatonin, and 0% THC.

Enhancing Fitness and Recovery with CBDistillery™

While there are multiple styles of yoga, each discipline contributes to physical health and emotional well-being. Adding CBD to your daily routine could enhance your yoga experience and help your body recover from the physical and emotional challenges.

When selecting a CBD product, it’s important to know that the quality of the products you select will have a substantial influence on your CBD experience.

For the highest quality hemp-derived CBD tinctures, capsules, gummies, and topicals, visit CBDistillery™. CBDistillery™ relies on natural farming methods and CO2 extraction to ensure the safety and quality of every product we offer. You can verify the potency and purity of every CBDistillery™ product by scanning the QR code on your product label or viewing the third-party test results on our site. CBDistillery™ proudly displays the US Hemp Authority™ certification seal.

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