yoga for beginner

Everything you need to know as a yoga beginner

Are you a beginner in yoga? Yoga is for everyone at any ages, so you don’t need to be afraid of your age, weigh or height. Yoga has the powerful power to calm your mind and strengthen your body. Just with a yoga mat and you can start your yoga journey. Let’s go through something you need to keep in mind before practising yoga!

Yoga for beginners

How often?

Yoga is really amazing. Even if you just practise for an hour per week, you will also experience the benefits of the practise. And if you can do more than once a week, you will absolutely experience more advantages. As a beginner in yoga, it is better to start with twice or three times a week, for an hour or an hour and a half each time.

Benefits of yoga

Yoga is a wonderful activity for you if you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease or diabetes. Your strength and flexibility will be improved significantly. Moreover, it also gives you a mind-body awareness. Besides, there are other great benefits of yoga such as weight reduction, muscle strength and tone increase, respiration, energy and vitality improvement and the like. 

Time to practise yoga 

yoga clothing

The best time to practise yoga is in the morning, before breakfast since it is the best time of the day with fresh air. You can empty the bowels and take a shower if you like, then, start your day with your regime of yoga practises. The second best time is early evening, around sunset.

Yoga supplies 

yoga mat

Yoga must be practised on suitable and comfortable yoga mats. The mat helps you to perform yoga poses, meditation and also relaxation postures easily and comfortably. Then, loose yoga clothing is recommended as a beginner in yoga. Any other accessories should be removed. You can keep them in a yoga pouch and put beside you.


Since you are new to yoga, you should proceed slowly and carefully. Try to focus and follow the instructions exactly. Then, don’t rush or be concerned with others practitioners. Additionally, never force yourself when you feel uncomfortable. 

Never practise any yoga techniques under the influence of alcohol or mind altering drugs. 

Place of practise

The best condition to practise yoga is in a clean and quite place with fresh air in order to fit the concentration and awareness that yoga creates later. In addition, do not practise yoga in diẻct sunlight or after you sunbathe. Try to avoid cold wind and insects.

If you are in Halifax or having a holiday here, yoga classes at the Worthington Oceanside Resort are perfect for you. We offer qualified yoga classrooms, yoga trainers and other equipment. Why not starting you day with a yoga class while having a holiday in Halifax although you are just a beginner for yoga? 


Just simply contact us at [email protected] or call us dirrectly at 902.880.0188 for more information. 

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