Frequently Asked Questions
What is Yoga?
Yoga is a mind and body practice with an over 5,000-year history rooted in many ancient philosophies. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.
In more recent years, it has become popular as a form of physical exercise based upon poses that promote improved control of the mind and body and enhance well-being.
Source: Medical News Today
Fine, I’ll come.
What do I bring?
- An open spirit/attitude
- Workout Wear (this means whatever is comfortable for you to work out in – and if that’s jean shorts and a fleece, that’s fine too, as long as you feel comfortable)
- Bug Spray
What made you want to start yoga and why do you teach?
I started yoga as another form of exercise. However after about two months, I started seeing the health benefits and mind benefits. I was struggling with the every day demands of a career, parenting, being a wife and found that yoga gave me an outlet and helped me process and change the things that were truly wrong, and not just lash out at those around me in fustration.
I started wanting to teach, when people would say “Id like to try yoga, but I can’t bring myself to go to a studio”. This is a fair point – usually they are overwhelmingly white and everyone, even your fellow students, already seems an expert. I hope to change the perception of yoga and bring it to communities with the least amount of access to such a wonderful health benefit.
I’m not in shape.
Can I still do yoga?
Yoga is not a competition -unless you want to create a fake one in your head.
Whether your goal is just to try something new for a few weeks or make it to the bombest head or hand stand you can, your only limitation is what your mind says you can’t do. Also remember, whatever your goals, New Edition didn’t get a Grammy overnight. There were a lot of local talent shows in OP before they got a chance at the big stage.
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