Yoga Tips for Beginners


#1

Hi,

I’m very excited because my mat just arrived today!
I’m eager to learn my first pose but there are a lot of yoga styles.
I’m confused which one to follow.

I’m not fat.
I’m not also very thin.
I work at home.
I’ll do yoga at home.
But my work requires a lot of sitting which is not good for my health.

I’ve never done yoga before.

What are the things you did when you were a beginner which you think worked well?
What are the things I must or mustn’t do?

Hope you can help me. :slight_smile:


#2

I went to class, listen to the teacher, and was not in a hurry, that is pretty much all I got.

Also, there is Chair Yoga for your office. I believe Rodney Yee use to have a free video on his site for Chair Yoga


#3

Found the link to chair yoga for your office


#4

Hi SCMT!

Thank you very much for it!

I’ll surely do this one. :slight_smile:


#5

I like many of Rodney Yee’s DVDs and his book with associated program is pretty good too. He also does seminar in various places from time to time. There use to be a poster on YogaForums @lotusgirl that had been to a few of his seminars and she thought they were good and she rather enjoyed going


#6

Post deleted, it was a double post


#8

Looked at it and it is ok,although it got more the feeling of sales than info.

I like these sites better

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-8622/14-styles-of-yoga-explained-simply.html


#9

Hi, Iam new to yoga , just want to share some of the tips with you guys,

The traditional and non-competitive approach of Yoga practice - comprising the Five Points of Yoga outlined below - helps one to be fully at home in one’s body, with oneself and the world.

  1. PROPER EXERCISE
    The whole body exists as an organic unity, in a deep rhythm of its own. Yoga exercises release all sorts of accumulated toxins from the body. Stretching stimulates receptors in the nervous system that decrease the production of stress hormones. Asana practice enhances the flexibility of the joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments and stimulates circulation. Flexibility and strength of the spine keep the body youthful.

  2. PROPER BREATHING
    Conscious breathing allows one to notice one's surroundings, to pay attention to oneself and decompress. It connects the body to its battery, the solar plexus, which is a storehouse of energy. Stress and depression can be overcome by breathing more deeply with increased awareness.

  3. PROPER RELAXATION
    Taking time to relax means taking time out of one's busy life to pay attention to the body and mind. Conscious relaxation techniques relieve the body of existing stress symptoms and also helps develop resilience against external stress factors. Once body and mind are freed from constant overload, they are at ease and perform more efficiently.

  4. PROPER DIET
    Right diet is eating in tune with your body’s and nature's rhythms. It promotes health and has a balancing effect on body and mind. A yogic diet is natural, simple to prepare, easy to digest, calming for the mind and causes the least harm to other living beings and the environment.

  5. COGNITIVE TRANSFORMATION & MEDITATION
    Eliminates negative thought patterns by becoming aware of hidden unconscious mental and emotional patterns through mindfulness and inquiry. This is the way to Inner Peace.

If you want to read more about this, you can visit to this page https://yogavana.in/blog/2018/5/17/yoga-trauma-healing