As promised at the end of my previous post, which you can see here, if you are serious about taking up yoga and you have read a little bit about the various types and benefits of the practice, it is time to get started (please note that I have briefly spoken about things to consider before starting yoga so I won’t bore you with those again). I wouldn’t recommend going out and buying the latest celebrity yoga DVD, (although useful in some circumstances) if you are brand new to the practice, … [Read more...] about What do I Need to Get Started in Yoga?
It has been proven that yoga relieves stress and unifies the mind, body, and spirit by using appropriate exercises. Before I go on to discuss some more useful accessories that will help you get started in yoga, as promised at the end of my previous post, I just wanted to give a few extra tips. I was thinking only just the other day that I wish someone had shared things like this with me when I first began taking part in yoga as they would have made my life a little easier! So here we go, just … [Read more...] about 7 Quick Tips to Know About Before Starting a Yoga Class
If you are thinking that Yoga is only for women then you are wrong. It’s for all age groups. Anyone can perform Yoga to enjoy the benefits which it offers. A large proportion of men I speak to about Yoga have a misconception the practice is not made for them. Eventually, I think they are not aware of the positive effect of Yoga. It teaches you the real meaning of life. It helps you to find peace and contentment in the most uncomfortable situations of life. So for all men out there, let’s … [Read more...] about Yoga Is not Just For Women
Let’s look at how your joints work so that you can have a greater understanding of your own physical condition. Firstly, a joint is a connection between the bones and they help you to be able to move. When you injure a joint, it can greatly limit your flexibility or freedom of movement and in turn, there can be a great deal of discomfort whilst the joint tries to heal. Joints enable flexibility within the skeleton and so healthy joints are essential. Joints, in addition to muscles, … [Read more...] about Knee Pain From Running (Understanding Your Joints)
After finishing my Saturday morning Yoga class feeling completely energized, refreshed, and alive, it prompted me to do a brief write up on exactly why Yoga is so freakin’ good for our health. I had neglected my weekly Yoga routine for a little while there and it wasn’t until I started getting back into it that I realized just how much my body had missed it. Here are a few reasons why that is. Flexibility Stretching is a large part of Yoga, which is why it is so good for flexibility. Yogic … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of Yoga : Why Is It So Good For Us?