Most of yoga’s benefits are universal and well-documented. Neither age nor gender matter as far as the practice being a boon to joint health or concentration, among other examples.

That said, yoga does impart certain benefits particular to women, including easing pregnancy and perimenopause and strengthening key parts of the body after childbirth. Also, yoga boosts bone health, which matters a lot for women, given they’re at higher risk than men for osteoporosis.

But one of yoga’s biggest benefits for females is its core-deep dosing of self-worth.

“Yoga has some evidence-based benefits such as reducing stress and improving sleep. But for women, there can be an outcome that is much more challenging to study and monitor—increased self-esteem,” says Erica Mather, a senior Forrest Yoga instructor based in New York City and author of Your Body, Your Best Friend: End the Confidence-Crushing Pursuit of Unrealistic Beauty Standards and Embrace Your True Power. “Many, many women report that yoga has helped them feel better about themselves and their bodies—regardless of visible physical changes.”

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