Yoga is for everyone!
Benefits of yoga:
- Cardio and circulatory health
- Muscle strengthening and toning
- Improved respiration, energy, and vitality
- Reducing stress, depression, and anxiety
- Increased focus and productivity
- Increased flexibility
- Can reduce physical pain
The purpose of yoga is not to bend ourselves into the shapes we see in the magazines, rather to cultivate self-awareness, physical activity, and relaxation to bring into our daily lives. Increases in flexibility are a by-product of this practice, and you can practice with an amazing teacher for free from the comfort of your own home!
Adriene is one of the most popular and highly rated teachers on YouTube and she is a local Austinite. She has free classes ranging from five minutes to one hour, depending on what you like.
If you are new to yoga and you are looking for a place to start, you can try this 20-minute “yoga for beginners” class.
Explore the foundations of yoga, where a variety of postures are guided and explained in more detail.
For those of you who wish to take on a 30-day yoga challenge, get started with day one of the challenge!
Feel free to search the variety of classes available by searching “yoga with Adriene” on YouTube or by visiting Adriene’s website!
Remember, yoga is for everyone!