There are many styles and variations of yoga out there to practice. But it can make it a little confusing, and even intimidating, when you're not sure which type of yoga class to attend. What type of yoga is right for you?
Standing Forward Bend One of the things people typically say before they've tried a yoga class is that they are inflexible and they can't touch their toes. Just to dispel a myth right off the bat, you are not required to be flexible nor touch your toes when you begin practicing yoga. One of the wonderful benefits of yoga is that you'll gain flexibility as you continue to practice. If you're wanting a yoga pose that will help you with tight hamstrings, then you'll want to practice Standing Forward Bend. The name of the pose states exactly what you're doing...
Triangle Pose is a standing yoga posture that emphasizes the extension of the limbs and torso. The full formal name of the posture is Extended Triangle Pose. Here's how you can practice this yoga posture.
Time to take your backbend to the next level. You've probably seen (or even practiced) backbends like Wheel Pose where your hands and feet are on the floor while you create this popular heart opening posture. Well, have you tried Dhanurasana or Bow Pose?