Many students who walk through the studio have a general desire to get healthier and lose weight. Because I am not one for mumbo-jumbo and have a preference for scientifically-proven claims, here are 5 Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga that are research-based. They include: Sleeping better, fighting food cravings, and the most surprising being, yoga practice can actually boost immunity and, … boost sexual performance!!! I’m not kidding!