Yoga is often thought of as about difficult, limb-twisting poses. But, yoga expert Abhishek Otwal says it’s not about “touching your toes, or stretching to 98 degrees to your northeast,” but an easy process of connecting with yourself—”your breath.” body and Mind“.
Experts Say It Doesn’t Matter If You’re Not Flexible Or Starting Your Own yoga tour At the age of 40. “This fitness journey will bring you a lot of joy and relaxation,” he says.
As such, he shares some handy tips for beginners.
*Warm up – gentle Excited The exercises help loosen up the body and prepare it for the posture. Rotate your neck both clockwise and counterclockwise, and pump your shoulders to release any tightness and lethargy.
*Although it is best to practice yoga early in the morning, any time of the day is fine as long as you are regular with it. “In the beginning don’t feel the pressure on your body and don’t put too much stress on your body. Your flexibility and efficiency will improve with daily practice. Always end with yoga nidra (sleep meditation) for a few minutes, because this body Helps to cool down,” he suggests.
*Whenever you start with yoga, start with easy asanas and postures such as downward-facing dog, tree pose, child’s pose, and Savasana. “In each pose, try to focus on pressing your hands or feet to the floor, lengthening your spine, and relaxing your hips. If you keep this in mind as you practice, you’ll be working with each pose exactly as most dedicated practitioners do. There is no need to jump into more complicated poses or try to jump,” he adds.
*Always practicing yoga empty stomach Or at least 2-3 hours after your last meal. When practicing yoga, you are much more in tune with the subtle feelings of your body than at any other point, and practicing with food in the stomach inevitably leads to a feeling of discomfort and malaise. “Eating just before exercise can lead to a feeling of heaviness, and can also disrupt the digestion process. It is also advised to drink at least three to four liters of water a day to flush out the toxins that are flushed out of the body. to be removed,” he says.
*Breathing plays an important role in yoga because the practice is about finding a healthy, deep harmony between our body and mind, and breathing is central to this.
*It’s always best to start contribution Under the guidance of a qualified yoga teacher who can guide you in the right way to perform each technique. This will help you learn yoga asanas properly and avoid injuries.