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5 bad habits every yogi should avoid

1. Comparing yourself to other yogis Everyone is their own person, but it is hard to concentrate on your own practice when you are in a room full of people. But it really doesn't matter what others can do. Every yogi has their own path and must respect their own pace. Don’t feel bad if the person next to you seems more advanced, one day you’ll get there too. And if you don’t, it doesn’t matter either. Everyone starts yoga for different reasons and the only thing you should worry about is how do you achieve your expectations.     2. Leaving class before Savasana Life is busy for everyone, and there will be times when you just want to...

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My First Yoga Class

I still remember my first yoga class, had no idea what to expect, feeling a bit anxious and nervous. ‘People will be looking at me, and what if I’m doing everything wrong.’ To give me the courage I dragged my husband along. The teacher was probably around 60, don’t need to mention that she was in better shape than me. I was quite surprised, as there was an interesting mix of practitioners, young and not so young, skinny and chubby, all types of bodies. As the class went by I realized how hard yoga was, it requires not only flexibility but also focus, balance, and strength. Of course, I did not manage to do some poses, I was so stiff...

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