Yoga is a powerful form of exercise that offers many benefits. As you continue your journey, take these 11 additional tips into consideration to get the most out of each session and further reap its rewards!
1. Make modifications
If certain poses don't feel comfortable or challenging enough then make adjustments accordingly; there are plenty of variations available for each pose so experiment until you find what works best for YOU specifically!
2. Use props
Props such as blocks, straps & blankets can be hugely helpful when practicing yoga (especially when first starting out); these items allow greater range of motion plus added stability/support where needed.
3. Work towards progressions
As well as working towards mastering basic poses try using progressions which involve breaking down more complex shapes into simpler parts allowing greater control over movements & alignment throughout each pose...
4. Stay mindful
Remember why you're practicing & keep focused throughout; this helps develop increased awareness of both physical sensations & mental states while reducing stress levels related to worrying about 'getting things right' or comparing ourselves with others etc....
5. Incorporate meditation
Meditation can work alongside physical postures helping cultivate clarity & insight into our lives along with greater acceptance + appreciation for ourselves plus others around us.
6. Get creative
Once familiarized with basic postures create sequences which involve combining multiple shapes together using transitions from one pose into another allowing us opportunity explore our bodies further.
7. Practice self-care
Nurture your body by providing adequate rest days between sessions + nutrition rich foods plus plenty hydration throughout day/week/month etc...
8. Stretch often
Stretching regularly helps keep our muscles supple & limber while also reducing risk of injuries due to tightness or lack flexibility...
9. Listen carefully
Listen carefully during classes paying close attention teacher's instruction so can safely perform postures correctly avoiding potential harm due too incorrect technique....
10. Try partner work
Partner work involves two people working together either assisting one another reach deeper level within certain postures OR performing complementary shapes simultaneously.
11. Explore pranayama
Pranayama involves breathing exercises which allow us access deep levels relaxation + improved focus helping increase sense connection between our minds & bodies.
12. Relax afterwards
Most importantly remember enjoy yourself + relax afterwards allowing everything integrate fully within system leaving feeling refreshed energized ready whatever comes next day may bring.
The above tips should give beginners an idea of what they need to do in order to optimize their yoga practices, from finding the perfect teacher who meets their needs to stretching regularly for flexibility and ultimately get the most out of their time spent doing yoga exercises and meditations every day. With these tips in hand, WISKII hope now anyone interested in getting started with Yoga can do just that and find even more joy through their own personal journey towards optimal health!