New To Yoga? Here’s All You Should Know Before Taking Your First Yoga Class

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Yoga and Rishikesh share a deep bond since ages. Rishikesh being the native land of Yoga has been attracting wanderers, yogis and aspiring yoga practitioners in its majestic environment. Anybody who seeks to embark upon this life transforming and soul-enriching journey of yoga automatically should without a doubt prefer learning from the best, in the best environment and from the best.

Have you been planning to change your life by beginning this divine practice of Yoga? Then, come forth and see the magic that the amalgamation of Rishikesh and Yoga can weave on you and your life. The courses are designed in a way that they offer an intensive and a detailed yoga teacher training India in the ancient art form with special importance to Hatha yoga training, Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga training, Kundalini yoga, mantra chanting and meditation practices, a study of yoga philosophy, breathing exercises and healing techniques. These schools are religiously dedicated to imparting the best of yoga to anyone who seeks to experience it. They are also recognised and certified by the Yoga Alliance, USA in order to give the best of yoga training. If you have finally decided to take up yoga then there are a couple of things that you must be aware of before taking your first class and they are:

  1. Find the right yoga class: The yogic philosophy and wisdom are combined together in the form of the courses of yoga teacher training in Rishikesh to impart the best of yogic knowledge to the students. The main yoga courses are in the form of Kundalini yoga training, 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, 300-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, 500-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, yin yoga, prenatal yoga, Bikram yoga etc. to learn this discipline. All these yoga courses serve different knowledge and purpose. Do your research and decide which course will work the best for you and pick the right one.
  2. Props: There are a couple of supplies that must be taken to the first yoga class. Although many studios provide their yoga mats it is always best to take your own yoga mat. Another thing is to wear comfortable work out an outfit that absorbs the sweat so that it is kept away from the body is important.
  3. What to drink and eat: It is highly advised to practice yoga on an empty stomach regardless of whether the yoga session is rigorous or relaxing. Nothing should be eaten at least two hours before the yoga class begins, all the more so if this is your first time going for the yoga class. In case you think that you cannot go through an entire yoga session without eating something then make sure that whatever you consume is light and small. Make sure that you take your water bottle along because you will feel the need to have water no matter which yoga style you have picked. At last, you must make sure that you have used the washroom before the class starts so that no unease is felt during the class.
  4. Familiarize yourself: Reach at least ten minutes ahead of time when it is your first class and familiarize yourself well with the instructor by letting the instructor know that you are a beginner. The yoga instructor will make sure that special attention is given to you till the time you actually understand the asanas well. Letting the yoga instructor is all the more important in case you have any injuries or in case you are pregnant because then the constructor will make the class easier and accessible for you as required.

Follow these steps and at last, just let go of all the stress and relax to enjoy the yoga class and the exploration of yoga. This way, you will be able to work well with your body, mind and soul.

Author Bio– Devakar Sandhu is a renowned yoga practitioner with more than 10 years of experience in yoga teaching. He holds a certification in 500-hour and 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India Course. He guides and suggests ways for lifestyle modification through yoga.