One of most delightful and soothing experiences you can do is to practice yoga at home. Unlike attending yoga classes, learning how to do yoga at home is a preferred choice of many.
Those who know how to do yoga at home can attest to the wonderful benefits it brings. Imagine that feeling of comfort and privacy of being able to manage your own regimen – it’s truly astounding!
Below are some of the benefits of doing yoga at home:
- You Can Manage Your Own Time
Instead of re-arranging your schedule for another person, you have the convenience to decide as to when you want to do yoga. Since you know how to do yoga at home, you can simply fit your ‘yoga time’ to when you feel comfortable.
All you need is a mat, a yoga book, and an audio CD or DVD. There are no costs other than that!
You can opt to buy a hard copy of a yoga book from your favorite bookstore or simply get one online which you can easily access.
- You Can Be Your Own Teacher
You can come up with a customized routine that suits your preferences at a particular time. Specifically, you can put together a personalized mix of poses, stretches and other exercises that fits your daily schedule.
It’s up to you if you want to start with a sequence of sun salutations and floor stretches or do some standing and balancing poses. Whether you have 15 minutes or a full hour to spare, you have the power to decide how long and what your routine should be – this is the essence of home-based yoga.
- You Can Experience Yoga at its Finest
Learning how to do yoga at home is the only way to ensure that you’ll have a true yoga experience. This means that there are things that you can experience at home that you can’t get from being part of any yoga class.
There is a really different atmosphere when it comes to practicing yoga at home and being part of a class. You will feel a certain sense of serenity, sincerity and be more mindful of yourself in the privacy of your own home.
Yoga allows you the flexibility to decide where and when to practice it. Some cannot afford to join yoga classes due to financial reasons. Another obstacle to taking these classes is the fixed schedules which makes it hard for others to squeeze it into their weekly agenda. Whatever your reason is, knowing how to do yoga at home is truly an advantage.
About the Author:
Giesel was born and raised in Dangriga Town in Belize, Central America and is now a Houston, Texas based yoga instructor with a passion for holistic health and nutrition, and self-acceptance.
On her journey to share her passions through yoga, Giesel incorporates her Garifuna and Creole culture, yoga philosophy, and awareness to attain self-love.
Giesel specializes in Vinyasa Krama Yoga, which is a flowing sequence of asanas linked by breath and intention.
She is a registered member of the National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers.
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