Sometimes, just getting started is the hurdle. You might have questions such as “How long and how often should I practice yoga?”, and “What do I need to get started?”.
Getting started with yoga
The amount of time to spend practicing yoga depends on what you’d like to achieve. But if you are a beginner, anywhere from twenty minutes to an hour every other day is a good place to start. You’ll get the greatest benefit if you can do some every day. However, if you only have ten minutes a few times a week, Continue reading
When you read reviews of any mat (or just about anything for that matter), there are always people who love it, people who hate it, and many in between. Some want a mat that is not slippery, and those who don’t perspire much prefer one that’s not too sticky. Some want a lightweight mat to easily carry to and from class, and some want a mat that provides more cushion. So, just as in yoga itself, it’s really all about what you as an individual are looking for.
I recently shopped for a new yoga mat. My criteria were that it had to be environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non-toxic, not too thin, and free of any odors. I also wanted to spend under $40. I did loads and loads of online searches, read the pros and cons of the many mats out there and finally I decided on the Classic Yoga Mat from Aurorae. Continue reading