3 Tips for Starting a Regular Yoga Practice

Want to feel and look better, relieve stress, and improve your overall health? Start a regular yoga practice! Here are some tips for making yoga a part of your daily life.

Like any new habit, making yoga a regular part of your life takes some discipline. But if you stick with it and start a regular yoga practice, you will find it can provide many benefits, such as a sense of peace and calm focus, less stress, and more strength and flexibility, as well as reduced pain and stiffness. I also find it improves my lung capacity and reduces chest colds.

The three tips below from Yoga.com will help you make yoga a habit in your daily life, and reap all of the benefits that starting a regular yoga practice can provide.

Decide on the routine:

Start with deciding what yoga routine you are going to practice….

Find place and time

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…Finding a place for your new habit can help you stick to it.

If you can’t get round to doing yoga but watch TV every day, move your comfortable chair away from the TV area and roll out your yoga mat there instead. Next time you turn the TV on, you’ll need to sit on the mat which will probably make you want to start practicing right away.

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Finding time is another important thing to do. Try to do yoga at the same time every day. Or just create the habit of doing yoga soon after waking up or right before going to bed.

Create a habit

The feeling of calmness the yoga brings will soon make you return to your mat over and over. Yoga is addictive. The hardest part is to start. But once you do, it will be hard to stop.

Simple tricks like printing out a calendar and marking every day you do yoga with a cross can help…

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