If you are planning to start yoga for the first time lilian too, try to follow the advice of your teachers and friends who are already doing yoga. Here are some yoga tips for beginners that can be very effective.
Find a qualified and experienced teacher
For beginners, it is necessary to find a qualified and experienced teacher, who knows well how to breathe and perform all yoga postures.
You must learn through the styles and postures of a teacher instead of watching videos. Physical interaction with teachers at the beginning builds more confidence.
Be positive in your first class
You are doing yoga for the first time and undoubtedly your teacher will guide you again and again to correct postures and movements. Follow the instructions of your instructor and have patience and perseverance in your practice.
Do not compare
You may be the only person in the class who attends your first yoga session. Others can be experienced. There is no need to compare your yoga practice with theirs, since they already know how to breathe, move and bend. Learn simply by concentrating on yourself, paying attention to your breathing and listening to your body. Enjoy the class and do not worry about anything else!
Do not overload your body
As you are new to yoga practice, ask your teacher to advise you on simple postures without contraindications. Start with small stretches and push-ups that do not affect the knees and ankles. There are few postures that are not recommended for beginners so do not try to start your yoga practice with one of those. Keep in mind that some postures are contraindicated for certain pathologies, be prudent and respect your body. Practice yoga in a healthy way, strengthening your body and your mind.
Healthy breathing A very important part of yoga practice is breathing. Pay attention in each posture to inspiration and expiration. Be aware of each breath: a quiet breath, it is a calm mind. Breathe and feel the energy!