Beginning Yoga: Where to Start?
So you’ve never set foot on a yoga mat, have no clue what an asana is and think that bikram is the name of a yoga clothing company. Never fear, we’ve all been there at some point! You have to start somewhere, so start with this fantastic infographic from Health Central!
Yoga has all kinds of benefits, from mental health to bodily wellness. Just a few of the great reasons to start a regular practice are listed on the chart. Plus, you can get a sense for the style of yoga you’d like to commit to trying. Don’t be afraid to experiment, however! Try as many forms as you like, and decide which resonate with you. Yoga is a very personal journey, so take charge and make it your own.
Still a little nervous to head off to a yoga class? In addition to this wealth of information, you can dip your toes in the water, so to speak, and try a few of these beginning videos with some of our favorite teachers to get a feel for what a class will feel like.