What often stops people from trying out new therapies or exercises is what they perceive the practice to be about. If you believe yoga is about twisting your body into contortionist-like shapes and showing off on Instagram, you will probably be put off from trying it.
In this blog we want to explain what yoga really is and hopefully encourage those who have an interest to give it a go.
Yoga aims to heal through mindfulness
If you feel pain or blockage anywhere, yoga offers a powerful tool for self-care. The aim of the practice is to help you get in tune with your body so you can recognise where the underlying issue is and what poses could help. Mentally, it also helps to quiet the mind to clear your head and reduce stress.
Yoga is not a fashion show or a popularity contest
Yoga isn’t about showing off your latest outfit or how you…