A random top 5 on the ins-and-outs of Yoga practice...
is great for your health overall. It's a holistic way of mixing and
synching the mental, physical and spiritual dimensions of living. Yoga
asana (physical practice) helps to create health in the body and reduce
2. It's not all fairy-dust and infinite bliss, yoga is a serious practice that should be performed safely. Find a qualified or Registered Yoga Teacher near you to work with an educated guide.
3. You get the most out of
Yoga if you practice at least 2-3 times per week at the minimum. Take a
little time every day to breathe deep and be present in your body..
4. Yoga is a detoxifying practice. Asana
can be like a massage to the tissues of the body while interacting with
several organic systems (like the nervous system). Wait for atleast 30
minutes after class then drink two glasses of warm or room temperature
water to rehydrate your body.
5. Your yoga practice should be
all about you! It's one time in life when you're really invited to
nourish the roots of your own being. Move a little slower if you
want to. Hang out in child's pose for half the class. Be you... Yoga is
about listening to your own being to create homeostasis. From that place
of balance we are better partners, family, and friends to the people
and communities we serve. Exercising through yoga or any other form
several times a week is fantastic self-care that benefits the world
around you! :-)
Article by Keri Marino owner of Yoga Unique. Check out the new website here: Yoga Unique