Category Archives: Yoga for Advanced

What To Wear To A Yoga Class

The vast majority of us put an effort in to our appearance – even when we’re exercising, we’d rather look as good as possible rather than sweaty and miserable. If you are thinking of taking up yoga, the same practice of wanting to be “well turned out” applies. Yet with an unknown discipline, it can sometimes be difficult to select what to wear, as you’re unsure of exactly what you’ll be doing. One way to deal with […]

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The Etiquette of a Yoga Class

Going in to a new situation is always a little bit worrying, no matter how confident you are in yourself. There’s always the worry that you won’t be wearing the right things, that you won’t know the rules, that you’ll make a mistake that might not officially be a ‘rule’ but is an unspoken agreement. For some people, this fear of making ‘beginner’ mistakes is enough to totally put them off doing things they want to do. […]

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A Yoga Glossary – To Help You With The Terminology

One thing that the eagle eyed will no doubt have noticed about yoga is the prevalence of non-English words and their importance in the complex lexicon of yoga. It is used to refer to specific poses, to elements of the exercises, breathing techniques and in greetings, and even the word “yoga” itself comes from a Sanskrit term. Here are some helpful tips on the Sanskrit terminology used in yoga. The word that you will hear repeated time […]

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