YOGA FOR BEGINNERS - WHAT TO PREPARE?

06/04/2024
YOGA CHO NGƯỜI MỚI BẮT ĐẦU - CẦN CHUẨN BỊ NHỮNG GÌ?

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    What are the things to prepare when studying? yoga for beginners?

    Not only necessary tools such asyoga mats, yoga clothes,... knowledge and spirit are also two important factors to have in mind when starting a yoga class. You need to research different types of yoga to find a yoga style that suits your purpose and personality. Next, equip yourself with a comfortable and open mental state to receive because yoga is not just a sport, it also includes many rich life values.

    Let's start learning about some popular types of yoga!

    1. 8 popular types of yoga - Which is right for you?

    1.1 Hatha Yoga

    Hatha Yoga focuses on breathing, yoga postures and meditation to balance both the physical and mental aspects.

    Suitable audience: This type of yoga is for beginners or those looking for a way to reduce stress and improve overall health.

    1.2 Vinyasa Yoga

    Focusing on the continuity and strength of the postures, combined with steady breathing, Vinyasa is a highly dynamic type of yoga that requires intense concentration. The goal of Vinyasa Yoga is to use breathing to regulate the body and mind.

    Suitable people: Those who want to increase flexibility and body strength, as well as improve mental concentration.

    1.3 Ashtanga Yoga

    Ashtanga Yoga focuses on continuous sequences of postures and jumps combined with breath regulation. Ashtanga yoga is a very vigorous type of yoga that requires high endurance.

    Suitable people: Those who want to challenge both body and mind. Especially suitable for those who want to improve endurance, concentration and attention.

    1.4 Kundalini Yoga

    Kundalini Yoga is a style of yoga that focuses on mental health, aims to stimulate the mind and discover the hidden energy source within each individual. While other types of yoga focus mainly on breathing, Kundalini Yoga also incorporates meditation and mantra chanting.

    Suitable object: Those who want to discover and activate internal energy, develop mental health.

    1.5 Bikram Yoga

    In this type of yoga, you will perform yoga exercises in a room with high temperatures, sometimes up to 40 degrees, helping to push the metabolism to its maximum level. The goal of this type of yoga is to improve overall health, increase muscle strength and flexibility, and help remove toxins from the body through sweating.

    Suitable object: Those who want to increase calorie burning efficiency combined with training the body's flexibility. Suitable for individuals who want to improve endurance in personal training.

    1.6 Yin Yoga

    Yin Yoga is a style of yoga that focuses on holding quiet poses for long periods of time. This style helps with myofascial release with the goal of enhancing the health of muscles, tendons and connective tissue.

    Suitable audience: People who want to focus on relaxation and regenerate positive energy through mindfulness. This is also a style of yoga that beginners can practice to improve their endurance.

    1.7 Iyengar Yoga

    Iyengar Yoga uses supports such as pillows, bands and blocks to help improve posture accuracy. Thanks to the use of these tools, practitioners can easily perform correct operations and minimize the risk of injury during exercise.

    Suitable people: Suitable for those who seek balance in the mind and want to develop the overall flexibility and elasticity of muscles, ligaments and spine.

    1.8 Yoga Nidra

    Yoga Nidra, also known as "the yoga of mindful sleep," is a profound form of meditation. In the simple version, the practitioner lies down in a comfortable position and follows instructions in verbal form to achieve a state between wakefulness and sleep.

    Suitable people: Yoga Nidra is suitable for all people, especially those who want to reduce stress, improve sleep and explore states of awareness. This is also a good choice for people who cannot do more physical poses or want to explore meditation practice in a new direction.

    Understanding the types of yoga helps you choose the right class for you

    2. Tools you need to know when starting to practice yoga

    2.1 Necessary tools

    Yoga clothes:

    With elastic and breathable material, yoga clothes help you feel comfortable and flexible in every movement. Yoga clothes also help you easily perform movements with the correct posture, improving exercise effectiveness. There are many places selling yoga clothes on the market, but to choose products with good fabric and high absorbency, you should prioritize buying from reputable sports brands.

    Yoga carpet:

    Yoga mats create a soft cushion between your body and the floor to reduce pressure, helping you practice more comfortably. Using a yoga mat helps increase grip between your body and the floor, so you can maintain better balance during yoga movements.

    There are many types of yoga mats, but you should prioritize using big brand mats because the thickness and porosity of these mats have been thoroughly researched for physical factors, ensuring safety. high when exercising.

    2.2 Optional tools

    Some yoga equipment for beginners that you can equip yourself if you plan to practice at home include:

    • Yoga ball

    • Porous bricks

    • Meditation cushion

    • Yoga strap

    • Yoga circle

    When looking to buy yoga equipment, you need to choose a brand that specializes in sports decathlon is one of the famous sports clothing and accessories brands with high quality product lines but extremely reasonable prices for Vietnamese budgets. Located at1st floor belong to AEON MALL Tan Phu Celadon, at this store you can easily find clothes, tools, yoga accessories and many other sports from underwater (swimming, diving, surfing,...), outdoors (hiking, trekking ,...) to team sports (volleyball, soccer, basketball,...).




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