Please remember that you are not stretching to become a circus contortionist (in most cases). Everyone’s body is unique, so stretch your muscles in your poses without engaging your ego by comparing your body to anyone else’s or trying to get your body to bend exactly like another’s.
Remember that all you need to get started in Yoga is yourself. Mats are suggested for Asanas, but not even a mat is required for practice.Read More
In order to practice effectively, and challenge yourself to do better than you did before without breaking your commitment to ahimsa (non-violence), you must be able to distinguish between injury-inducing pain and growth/transformation-inducing discomfort.Read More