Try not to eat anything for at least 2 hours before practicing yoga
Wear comfortable clothing, which does not interfere with body movement
Yoga is practiced in bare feet - please take off your socks & shoes
Try to come to class a few minutes early
If you have a specific health problem, please advise the teacher, in order that
modification to postures can be undertaken, according to your needs
Before entering class, try to leave your problems and worries outside
Use the time for yourself
Please have your mobile phone switched off during the yoga session
Do not compare yourself with anyone else
Yoga is not competitive - work for yourself
Listen to your body - move in and out of postures with an awareness
Soon you will notice changes in your body and mind
Do work to the edge of your ability. When you think you have reached your limit,
try to push a little further, leaving your comfort zone
However, as soon as you feel any pain or strain - stop immediately
Control breathing - always try to breath through your nose
Should you wish to ask questions during class, please do so
If you wish to speak to me privately, do not hesitate
I am also here to help
Try to practice some yoga everyday
Last, but not least, think positively and enjoy the practice
Do I need previous experience?
There is no need for previous experience, as you work to your own level, improving
as you do more. My classes are in general mixed ability, so you never do more, that
you feel comfortable .
What do I wear?
You need to wear comfortable clothing, which doesn’t restrict your movement.
No shoes are required as yoga is practiced in bare feet.
Do I need my own mat?
If you have a mat please bring it with you, If you prefer, you can use one of mine.
However to keep yourself warm and comfortable during relaxation, you can bring a
pillow and a blanket.
Is it OK to eat before Yoga Practice?
In Yoga classes we twist, bend and stretch our bodies in ways that would be uncomfortable,
your stomach is full. Try not to eat anything for at least 2 hours before practicing
yoga (unless you are pregnant, in which case a small snack is fine).
I have an health issue, can I do yoga?
If you suffer from a serious medical condition, please consult your GP.
For specialist yoga e.g. pregnancy, post natal etc please review the appropriate
section(s) above. If you have a specific health problem such as lower back pain or
high blood pressure, please advise the teacher.