Yoga Positions for Beginners: Don’t Push yourself Beyond Your Own Capabilities

Posted on March 19th, 2010 by admin in beginners yoga poses | No Comments »

Yoga combines breathing techniques with a wide range of poses and positions that enable the practitioner to become one with their body, mind, and spirit. So, you would need to get off on the right foot and learn about yoga positions for beginners before you can begin the process of strengthening your body and also improving the circulation of blood within the body. The different yoga positions for beginners do give you a well-rounded workout whether it’s your body, mind, or spirit you want to focus on.

Take It Easy at First

When you first start practicing yoga positions for beginners, you may not have the strength and flexibility you need to really do them well, but it’s okay. You want to start slowly. The first few poses you learn will teach you the correct stretching and breathing techniques, and they will also prepare you mentally to be a successful student of yoga. It is in fact, not meant to be treated as if it were a competition and you must also stick to the limits of your abilities, and not worry if the yoga positions for beginners at first seem awkward and unnatural.

There are standing and sitting yoga positions for beginners. Sitting positions will help strengthen your back and hips. Standing positions will help improve your posture. In addition, you must also learn to do forward bends as also backward bends that will enable you to be better balanced and will make the body flexible as well as release whatever tension there is in your body, and you must keep in mind that balance is essential to yoga postures and thus you must know them if you want to be able to become adept and thus progress on to further postures as well.

Pay attention to your body’s capabilities and limits. You don’t want to hurt yourself by doing yoga poses you aren’t ready for. You must stop when you feel you cannot go further and also create a daily routine, and practicing yoga positions for beginners under the guidance of instructors will also help you learn faster though some people may opt instead to perform these postures at home and may still get by without outside help. It all depends on what you feel comfortable with and with regular practice; you should become more used to these postures.

Author Ben Ashanti has made the art of yoga his life. To learn more about Salutation Yoga Exercise or if you’re interested in Yoga Poses for Tight Hamstings, visit his website.

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Posted on January 20th, 2010 by admin in beginners yoga poses | 3 Comments »

Learn how to do a Tree Pose in this free online video on yoga exercises for beginners.

Expert: Samantha Raphael
Bio: Samantha Raphael, R.Y.T. is certified through the Lotus Yoga Teacher’s Association, a Himalayan Institute affiliate and registered with the International Yoga Alliance.
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Posted on December 31st, 2009 by admin in beginners yoga poses | 1 Comment »

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Posted on December 31st, 2009 by admin in beginners yoga | 1 Comment »

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Expert: Cathie Ryder
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Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso

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Posted on November 14th, 2009 by admin in benefits of yoga | 1 Comment »

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Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso

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Posted on November 14th, 2009 by admin in yoga for beginners | 7 Comments »

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Expert: Amy Reed
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Posted on September 15th, 2009 by admin in beginners yoga poses | 3 Comments »

Learn how to do a Triangle Pose in this free online video on yoga exercises for beginners.

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Posted on September 8th, 2009 by admin in beginners yoga poses | 2 Comments »

Learn how to do the Warrior One Pose in this free online video on yoga exercises for beginners.

Expert: Samantha Raphael
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Posted on September 1st, 2009 by admin in yoga for beginners | 25 Comments »

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Posted on August 25th, 2009 by admin in yoga for beginners | 25 Comments »

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