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I'm Not Flexible - Can I Do Yoga?
Unless you are a ballett dancer or a gymnast, it is very normal if you fell tight, so do not worry if touching your toes seems to be impossible. With regular practice, yoga is extremly effective to improve your flexibility.

I already work out at the gym - Why should I do Yoga?
Although many forms of exercise provide a physical workout, only yoca can claim to be a therapeutic system that helps heal injuries, imporve chronic illness and balance metal stress. And you remain flexible as well.

Is Yoga just for women?
No, in India more men than women practise Yoga and some of the greatest Yoga teachers for over 2000 years have been men.

Is Yoga a religon?
Yoga is not a religon. See about Yoga.

How do I prepare for a yoga class?
See class etiquette

What do I wear?
We suggest comfortable, stretchy clothing. Most wear a yoga top or t-shirt with leggings or shorts. Wear cloths that still feel comfortable when they move during the asanas. For women we suggest to wear a bra with which you can also lay down on your front.

I can‘t touch my toes, is there a class for me?
One of the great things about yoga is that it brings us all to a common denominator – we all have struggles and worries. Everyone comes in a unique body and we all have a path that leads to a comfortable way of life. People come with differing levels of experience and there a place for everyone. We are ALL learning, talk to us, and we will point you in the right direction.

How many times per week should I practice?
Yoga is amazing—even if you only practice for one hour a week, you will experience the benefits of the practice. If you can do more than that, you will certainly experience more benefits. Starting with two or three times a week, for an hour or an hour and a half each time. If you can only do 20 minutes per session, that's fine too. Don't let time constraints or unrealistic goals be an obstacle—do what you can and don't worry about it. You will likely find that after awhile your desire to practice expands naturally and you will find yourself doing more and more.

What is OM (AUM)?
OM is the universal sound. We use it to tune our body before and after every class. Everybody is free to OM or not.

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