Yoga is a system of practices comprising body postures, breathing techniques, and meditation to improve your strength, flexibility, and health (1, 2).
To start with yoga, sign up for a trial class at one of your nearest yoga studios or watch a youtube video. Try out different styles to find out which you like best. Once you are familiar with the poses, you can easily practice at home using your own yoga mat and props if needed.
1-2 hours per session.
Scientists believe that yoga improves health by enhancing vagal activity and changing our brain waves. Mental health benefits after yoga practice have also been linked to reduced levels of stress.
Any frequency from once per week to daily practice.
Be careful not to get injured especially if practicing without an instructor.
Some of the postures are also contraindicated for women on their period. Please consult your yoga teacher for special instructions.
Don’t do on a full stomach as it may cause digestion issues.
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Best before breakfast or two hours after your last meal.