Most yoga classes start with sun salutations or, as they are called in Sanskrit Surya Namaskar. In a Vinyasa-style yoga practice, this sequence is key as it sets the tone for the entire class. There is a great amount of symbolism behind these movements, as is the case with most of yoga practice. Have a look.
In today’s world, stress is almost a given. We have so much information being thrown at us on a daily basis, so many things to think about, that we never get any time for ourselves. There are so many ‘remedies’ floating around which have the tantalising promise of destressing you – going on holiday, going for a massage, giving up the rat race and going to live on a farm somewhere….
If you’re thinking about starting yoga but are not too sure about what’s acceptable, then you need to keep reading.