How to Get Into Yoga (via OutThere Colorado)

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By Emma Murray, OutThere Colorado

Yoga isn’t about looking good, it’s about feeling good. When you move your body intentionally (i.e., taking note of how specific shapes and movements feel in the body), you’re strengthening your mind-body connection. This kind of awareness can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, while simultaneously increasing self-confidence, overall health, and patience. Plus, bringing an unencumbered awareness to yourself lets you see your truest potential. Don’t be intimidated by bendy models in expensive spandex. Yoga is for everyone and every body—here’s the lowdown on how you can start your own practice.


One defining aspect of yoga is that you can do it anywhere—a hotel floor, someone’s backyard, your friend’s basement, and the local gym. All you need is some space and comfortable clothing. Aside from those basics, here are a few things that can help.


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