You can bring yoga mats, blocks, small towel, and straps if you like. We do have extras the studio that you can use at no extra cost. Water bottles would be nice to have too. We do have extra water available.
You can wear any comfortable clothes that you can easily bend over, twist, and stretch. Typically, we go barefoot during yoga as you can feel the ground easier and it helps with balance without shoes or socks. It is okay to wear your shoes and socks if you want.
Great question! We will support you in the learning process. Don’t be afraid to ask questions or request help. Everyone has started from the beginning at one point.
No worries, everyone has different bodies and skill sets. We work with all abilities. We also can use blocks, straps, chairs, and even the walls to help you feel successful in the poses.
Absolutely, Yoga has great health benefits. Yoga helps to reduce pain and other symptoms of Fibromyalgia. Individuals who participated in yoga showed significantly greater improvements on the standardized measures of fibromyalgia symptoms, levels of pain, fatigue, and mood.
It happens to everyone. Attend a yoga class that allows dogs so you can blame your fart on the nearest animal. No one in class minds as we all have done it.
The yoga we teach DOES NOT have a religious connection. We work on connecting the mind, body, and breath, which helps us to direct our attention inward. Through this process of inward attention, we learn to recognize our habitual thought patterns without labeling them, judging them, or trying to change them. We become more aware of our experiences from moment to moment. The awareness that we cultivate is what makes yoga a practice, rather than a task or a goal to be completed. Your body will most likely become much more flexible by doing yoga, and so will your mind. Other business may make it a spiritual or religious path. It is what you make it.