We all get stressed out, over worked, and just plain exhausted. Life gets tough, and things get stressful. When things are stressful, your mind and body do not feel well. You may not even realize stress can literally get stuck in your body causing tension and headaches. Instead of reaching for the tylenol and heading to bed, try getting active! Yoga, stretching and exercising can do wonders! Check out these videos below for mediation, cardio, and yoga to help combat that stress.
Over the last two years of my yoga journey I have figured out a few things that you may not think about doing before heading to your yoga class. A few are a little strange but some may be pretty common sense as well. So here are 6 things you should probably do before heading to class. Blow your nose– I probably couldn’t count how many times I was mid-yoga and supposed to be breathing deeply through my nose and I feel a huge booger in there or just super congested. It’s not letting me breathe very good or deeply at all so I end up mouth breathing and out of breath quickly. Not a very good look, and picking your nose in the middle of class isn’t either. So just take a few seconds and clean out ya nostrils before class. Use the bathroom– This is pretty self explanatory, but you don’t want to be in the middle of your flow and have to go. Cut your toe nails– Not just for your sake but for others. I really don’t want to stare at your dagger toe nails, they ain’t cute Choose your underwear wisely– If you wear underwear at […]
Affiliate links used in this post. Several people have asked over the last few years how I got into yoga and what I do daily. I decided to share my recommendations on how to start doing yoga! April of 2014 was when I really got interested in yoga. Honestly, I probably wouldn’t have gotten started if it weren’t for Instagram. I kept seeing all these yoga related posts and was so intrigued on how I could begin. I don’t know why, but for me it felt confusing on where to start. In reality, everyone’s journey is going to be different and the first thing you have to do is just get started! It also can be quite intimidating going into yoga as a newbie, but don’t let that discourage you. Once you get a little bit familiar, you will hopefully love it. Many times people are worried they aren’t flexible or strong enough to do it, umm that’s why ya do it! Magically flexible people aren’t the only people going to yoga, most of them didn’t start out very flexible either. To make it less intimidating every teacher I have taken usually gives beginner options in their classes, so don’t […]