It might be obvious, but if you have never been to a yoga class before, find a beginner-friendly class and teacher. A good teacher is able to teach each student as an individual, but those who are completely new to yoga often feel most comfortable if their first class is with a group of other beginners.
Do I need to be flexible to do yoga? Is yoga a religion? Yoga makes you flexible but what about strength? Can you get fit by doing yoga? You have probably read about the health benefits of yoga, but are some of the yoga myths stopping you from going to your first-ever yoga class? Myth: […]
I have a lumbar scoliosis. (In non-medical terms: the lower part of my spine bends too much to one side.) I also have a noticeable inward curvature in the lumbar spine (=lower part of the back). Whenever I stand up and imagine my back’s absolutely straight, in reality it looks like I’m pushing my bottom […]
Whether you are an experienced yoga practitioner or considering going to a pre-natal yoga class for the first time, a regular yoga practice during pregnancy can be beneficial for the mind and the body. Pregnancy yoga can be a way to stay healthy throughout pregnancy, to prevent and relieve aches and pains, and to prepare […]
Pregnancy yoga can help to prevent and relieve aches and pains, it can keep you physically and emotionally healthy throughout pregnancy, and it can prepare the body and the mind for giving birth. However, there are many safety considerations for yoga during pregnancy. If you are new to yoga, the best way to be safe […]