9 Things to Get ready for Yoga practice !!

9 Things to Get ready for Yoga practice !!
Women practicing yoga in a class

Prepare your day to kick start Yoga practice

 

1. Personal Cleanliness – an important prerequisite for Yogic practice. It includes cleanliness of surroundings, body and mind.

 

2. Calm Environment: Yogic practice will be more beneficial if performed in a calm and quiet atmosphere with a relaxed body and mind.

 

3. NO Fullness: Yogic practice should be done on an empty stomach or light stomach. Consume small amount of honey in lukewarm water if you feel weak.

 

4. Be light: Bladder and bowels should be empty before starting Yogic practices.

 

5. Soft Platform: A mattress, Yoga mat or folded blanket should be used for the practice.

 

6. Loose cloths: Light and comfortable cotton clothes are preferred to facilitate easy movement of the body.

 

7. No Sickness: Yoga can be avoided in state of exhaustion, illness, in a hurry or in acute stress conditions.

 

8. Check with Doctor: In case of chronic disease/ pain/ cardiac problems, a physician or a Yoga therapist should be consulted prior to performing Yogic practices.

 

9. Safe Practice: Yoga experts should be consulted before doing Yogic practices during pregnancy and menstruation.



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