When you are new to yoga, you might have lot of questions in your mind let's say for instance what to wear, what you need to bring during yoga classes and also how to prepare yourself.
Today I am going to discuss some of the best steps that might be helpful to you.
- Where You Are
Though it has been a great idea to contact the studio or training center where you will practice to ask for recommendation for a class which is appropriate for you. In such situation, you must explain your fitness history and also let them know about any injuries or any kind of limitations. Sometimes in the classes, there are always variations among the teachers.So your training manager always helps you to find your best starting point.
2. What To Wear
Sometimes it may seem like you need to get decked out in designer yoga gear before you head towards class. For first few classes, try to wear those clothes which you have already on hand and keep your things as simple as possible. If we talking about shoes yoga is mostly often done by barefoot. As you may occasionally see people with various kind of sock or shoes. Even if you feel completely uncomfortable taking off your shoes in front of strangers then you must compromise by wearing yoga socks. Next when we are talking about pants, there are many different styles of yoga pants but you don't need to run out and buy some special pair of pants. After few classes you may understand and decide your pants that are shorter, longer, looser or not falling down every time you stretch up. Let's say for another example like tops, it is also best for yoga. The Big baggy t-shirt or the loose-fitting workout shirts, aren't great since they will slide down every time when you bend over.
3. Try To Arrive Early
You must try to arrive 15 minutes early before your class starts as this will give you time to get settled, locate bathrooms and also acclimate to the energy of space. By dashing into yoga classes can bring anxious energy on your mat.
4. What To Bring In Your Classes
Honestly speaking the thing which you need to bring with you in the first class is a positive attitude and becomes a open mind. Say for Mat, as most of the yoga ventures rent mats for a dollar or two. As you are keep going to the classes, or even you are practicing at home, you are going to invest in your own mat. Another is Water bottle that you make sure to bring it with you. As you can't wait after the classes to get a drink. Next but not the last must bring hand towel with you that helps you to prevent from sweat.
5. How To Prepare Yourself
The most beauty of the yoga is it requires a very little other than your own body. But the preparation is simple and if you are new then I must say it is a good idea to get into the class a little early that helps you to understand the environment and also introduce yourself to the instructor. You must familiarize yourself with the beginner friendly poses as all the time poses are different and can feel overwhelming the first time you do yoga. Try to avoid heavy meals before yoga. When you are start moving, everything gets churned up and you may start to feel sick if your stomach is too full.
As I have my past experience during school days and there is no other way to learn apart from doing it. But I must say your first experience will give you a feel lot and the most common thing must keep in your mind always keep breathing and stay focused on yourself.