Is it for you? Definitely, yes! Yoga and Pilates is for anyone who is willing to learn its ways and ideas. The type of yoga and Pilates I enjoy teaching requires minimal special equipment such yoga mat and comfortable workout clothing to sweat in. What it does require is your will to have a healthy, stress-free self.
You may first approach yoga as a way to achieve a great body or to keep fit and that is perfectly alright. Yoga has been proven to assist in improving your health, since stretching can tone your muscles, exercise your spine and your entire skeletal system not to mention the immune and lymphatic systems. All of this keeps preventative care in the forefront of your well-being.
Both Pilates and yoga encourage you to reflect on yourself and begin to create an inner peace. It exercises not just your body but also your mind. With a healthy body and the will to change your mind, you're on your way to a more fulfilling life.
A practice is an invitation into a consistent, long-standing
relationship between you, the practitioner, and "it", the thing to which you
are committing. The concept of practice can be challenging for Western minds.
Being linear and goal-orientated, we often focus on perfection and completion,
which do not lend themselves to an attempted lifestyle change or spiritual