Yoga basics for people that may be new to the art

Yoga has and is still changing the lifestyle of millions

Yoga for the people of the world has become one of the most sought after activities for so many of us, due to its simplicity and effectiveness.

“Your body is a temple” – a phrase that has been used by probably everyone you know involved with health and fitness. The combination of a healthy body and a healthy mind is undoubtedly one heck of a combination for each and everyone of us. Many people, from all over the world, are becoming more and more interested in health and fitness as time goes by and it has become a lifestyle aim for so many of us. 

Yoga is one of those things that has created a name for itself for being a to-go for a healthy lifestyle but at the same time, yoga has a slight stigmatism of being this ultra-spiritual and meditative activity that puts off some people. Nevertheless, yoga is one of the most fun activities you can add to your life. The thing, is yoga for the people like you and me shouldn’t sound as complicated or weird as other people make it to be.

You can incorporate this activity easily within your lifestyle since it is something that can be done in groups, within your own home, at a gym with other people or friends, you can also start yoga lessons with your soulmate, or even your in-laws. It can be an exercise and a bonding experience at the same time.

How to get started

All you need to start incorporating this amazing activity to your every-day life is will to learn the art of yoga and a yoga mat – a thing that can be found very easily. Once you gather patience and will to learn things about yoga, just spread you mat on the floor and start your exercises.

If you find yourself at a gym (alone or with friends or partners), then that is the ideal scenario since you will be able to have face-to-face lessons with professionals that are willing to teach you the correct poses, timing and breaths to achieve your goals in the fastest way possible. In addition to that you will be able to learn or ask about the parts of your body that are being exercised with every pose and how that will help you and your better well-being.

If you are not planning on going to a gym and join classes then, yoga is one of those things you can freely do at home, just be careful not to cause any potential damage, to you or even surrounding vases. Just keep in mind that poses care not counted in seconds but breaths.

There are a whole lot of poses online for free and there are also a ton of poses for beginners. Some of those are: The Mountain pose, The Triangle, Planks, The Downward Facing Dog, The Tree and so many more. All of those poses will be able to be done for under 10 breaths.

Don’t be afraid to start something you that will only make your life better. Discover the art of yoga yourself and reap its benefits!