5 Yoga Mistakes To Avoid This Year
Some of us have been practicing yoga for a long time, but that doesn’t make you immune from making mistakes. In fact, our minds tend to drift as we overlook our errors and slip into bad habits. Failing to see these problems often end in bad form and, ultimately, injury.
This is where we cross over to Daily Cup of Yoga, which has five common mistakes to avoid in 2015. By reading up on these, you can prevent something similar from happening to you or you can make small adjustments to get yourself back on the right path. Here’s a short extract we’ve picked out:
Yoga is a practice that must be practiced consistently for optimum results. “Results” shouldn’t be the main goal in practicing, but by being inconsistent in yoga practice, we can shock our bodies the next time we jump back on the mat after a break. Inconsistency is a big yoga mistake to avoid, but even just a few benefits of yoga a day can keep our bodies and minds moving in the right direction.
2. Pushing Too Hard
When it comes to yoga, sometimes less is more. True, it helps to push ourselves beyond mild discomfort, but not at the risk of ignoring what our bodies tell us. If we push too hard and ignore our body’s warning signs, we risk hurting ourselves. It’s important to feel internal sensations and respect the body to prevent unnecessary injuries.
Make sure to check out the article so you can safely enjoy your yoga practices in the New Year. Remember, we can all benefit from continually evaluating and fine-tuning our actions to help us understand what is helping or holding us back.
About Matt Lawson Matt Lawson is a UK based sports journalist who covers all the latest football (soccer) news and matches for the Press Association. A keen Newcastle United fan, Matt is usually found either watching or playing the beautiful game.