Yoga: what you need to know

Yoga classes have become popular all over the world, and more and more people practice it daily. Yoga helps to improve physical well-being, balance the nervous system, learn to relax and concentrate.

For beginners to practice yoga, there are several rules that must be followed in order to achieve results.

Define your goal

First of all, you need to understand the purpose for which you want to understand yoga. The choice of a trainer, group, yoga center will depend on what your goal is (recovering from an injury, eliminating pain in the spine, improving your mental state, striving to master complex exercises).

If you live in a metropolis and it is difficult for you to make your choice, then you can contact the Spirit of Sport company – they will help you choose a qualified private trainer or sports club, and develop an individual training program.

Consult a doctor

You need to know that yoga for beginners is contraindicated for people who have recently undergone surgery, suffering from high blood pressure, epilepsy, heart disease. If there are any diseases (including those in the chronic stage), it is better to consult a doctor. Before class, you need to talk with the coach, warn about your disease so that he can adjust your program.

Yoga form

Before you go to class, you need to choose comfortable light clothing. It is advisable that she does not constrain movements, so that you can freely lean and sit down.

It would also be nice to buy a special yoga mat. There are rugs in clubs, but for hygiene purposes it is better to have one.

Before training

You can’t eat before training. From the time of a heavy meal, 4-5 hours should pass, from the time of a snack – 2-3 hours. If hunger distracts from classes, in extreme cases, you can drink half a glass of milk or a half cup of tea.