5 Misconceptions About Yoga that need dispelling


Yoga is a group of mental, spiritual and physical practices whose origin is in ancient India. Yoga means to join. There are many misconceptions about yoga that keep us from practicing it fully despite its limitlessness advantages. To be honest, I was a victim of being enslaved by these misconceptions for long. This prevented me from practicing the same or even trying it out. However, at some point, I decided to give it a try.

The results were astonishing till date and I am here to help you get rid of those misconceptions about yoga. Yoga is a very simple activity that you can practice at home with a book guide or by finding a studio. It brings about a form of wholeness into one’s body that not many other exercises can bring about.

5You have to be flexible to practice yoga


This was my greatest of all misconceptions about yoga. To be honest, when starting my yoga classes, I was not flexible at all except for the basic limb turn. It is important that you understand yoga is categorized in classes or levels where different levels require different yoga skills and degrees of flexibility. Yoga helps you become more flexible. At the beginning you might topple at every move. However, once you get used to the routine, your flexibility will increase as well as your balance.