Dec 19, 2017

Yoga at home

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Edited: Dec 27, 2017

Of all the yoga classes I have done from home, I find my restorative practies the easiest, meaning I can zen out! I find that if I set the space then I can tap right into a similar, peaceful energy I would find at a studio. For example, I turn on mood lights, set the diffuser, light some candles, dim the lights, use comfortable props, play zen music and just like that I am in my zen cave.

 

Yoga at home as been one of the biggest challenges for me because "it just doesn't compare," but I began to discover that energy and setting the vibe is everything. I also found that fidning the right online teachers, playlists, and routines is vital to maintain a home-based practice.

 

I would love to hear what your challenges are when working from home or if you have any tips and tricks you find really work for you while practicing from home.

I really like to do yoga at home, it allows me to completely relax and enter meditation. But the biggest problem is that no one else guides you. I will help me with some videos, including the teacher's streaming video, to guide me through the exercises or meditation. It gave me the feeling of being at home in a yoga class. Of course, some basic yoga equipments arealso needed.https://www.cuou.net/yoga-ball.html

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