Feeling distressed and overwhelmed? Lacking energy, losing sleep, unable to focus clearly? Some might say that you need more rest, need to exercise, improve your nutrition, or take a "chill-pill." In other circles, people would say that your energy flow has been blocked or stagnant and these centers need to be cleared. Which reason is true when it comes to the stress you've been feeling lately? Well, both might be valid, but doesn't that last interpretation sound intriguing? What does it mean to have your energy centers blocked and how can you clear them?
When you practice yoga, you would think that being able to get into all those poses is the most important part of the practice. Yes, the poses are important, but the foundation for being able to move the body into these beneficial positions starts with the breath.
So, you've decided to start going to yoga classes. This is a very important commitment; a commitment that will bring you great rewards if you maintain a steady and consistent practice. You can look forward to feeling better physically, mentally, and emotionally. But now that you've decided to practice yoga, which class do you go to?
Your wife is doing yoga. Your sister is doing yoga. Your girlfriend is doing yoga. Heck! Where are all the guys? Do they do yoga, too? Indeed they are, but not as many as there should be. You've thought about trying it yourself, but you're just not sure about it. You're hesitant about the whole thing. We get it. It's totally expected. You're not sure if it's right for you, but let's address some of the questions guys ask about yoga. Let's see if it's something that IS right for you.