Yoga is for everyone. It’s particularly easy to learn with Whil! You don’t have to sit a certain way or do anything special. Our trainers are there to guide you at any time that suits you. There are very few situations in which yoga can't be incorporated into daily life for some sort of benefit. Below are some common challenges that we hear about that you can absolutely overcome!
Not Flexible: Many people think that they need to be flexible to begin yoga, but that’s a little bit like thinking that you need to be able to play tennis in order to take tennis lessons. Come as you are and you will find that yoga practice will help you become more flexible. Don’t push yourself to look like the person who has their head to their knees. If you remain relaxed while performing the yoga postures and you accept your body as it is, you’ll be just fine and your flexibility will naturally increase over time.
Overweight: Yoga positions can be modified if necessary and yoga is more than stretching. With help from yoga’s philosophy, you may be motivated to follow the yoga lifestyle that includes healthy diet, exercise, yoga postures, breathing, mindfulness, study, and positive attitude. As you balance your life by minimizing stress, your body weight and metabolism may normalize.
Over 50: As a health practice, yoga helps energize the body and mind and is an excellent exercise for anyone, at any age.
Injuries: Check with your doctor before beginning any new fitness routine. If you get the okay, see this article on dealing with pain during meditation.
If you have any concerns, start out slow. The Basic Training or Desk Yoga collections are great places to begin.