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A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga Styles, Props, and Fitness Plans

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  • Thank you for a lesson in yoga. I have been thinking of starting the program.
  • Good article, thank you for the explanation of yoga types and positions.
  • Oh my! I wonder if it's ok to confuse some of the motions and do a little of each . . .
  • I was so surprised how limber I felt after doing these. Will become a routine for me.
  • So relaxing. Love yoga.
  • ETHELMERZ
    There must be a dvd out there for people with certain afflictions to do yoga-like moves at home, safely and at their own speed. No cute little class will do this, I can assure you!!
  • Yoga is great! And for those of us with mobility and other challenges, remember there are some terrific chair yoga videos and DVDs. I like the info in this type of blog, but few include any info or references for those who have trouble with balance, standing, etc.

    One thing to keep in mind is that yoga is a gradual process. Folks will need patience, because the improvements will be subtle: more flexibility, better balance, increased strength, and so on. Classes are great, but practicing at home in between classes will provide greater benefits.
  • A.DRAGONFLY
    For some of the comments regarding balance problems or limited movement due to arthritis, you might ask at the YMCA if they have a seniors' yoga class. I saw a lady today who was using it as therapy after a stroke. They modify the poses and use props, including chairs to sit and still be fit.
  • JUNEBUG3333
    l also hope there can be something with yoga for movement that can help someone like me who is afraid of falling and breaking my bones with this arthris so don't get out to work out much , if someone hears of anything please let us know
  • JUNEBUG3333
    hoping this well work for me , a lot of arthrisis and ostio,so need to fine something to help with diet and healthy eating
  • JUNEBUG3333
    hoping this well work for me , a lot of arthrisis and ostio,so need to fine something to help with diet and healthy eating
  • CALLA2056
    I am thinking that the SP articles are all recycled. No matter whether recipes, healthy eating or exercise. Not always aware of it at first but scrolling down through comments will often show them to be from 2009. I find this disappointing and often delete my daily SP emails without opening.
  • I fell over the first time I went to Yoga...I really like it but don't have the money to attend a class..wish there was a group that could get together to just follow a video or something in my area?

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