Archive for August 3rd, 2012
When you start a new thing, you are usually uncertain as to what would it be and how it is going to help you. Yoga is no different, as people are uncertain in the beginning, but as they move ahead, all their doubts and apprehensions get cleared. But, yoga is not something that anyone and everyone can teach you. You should know the right place for that, especially when you are pregnant. Many pregnant women are uncertain as what to expect from a yoga class and how they are going to be benefited. In this article, we will put light on the tips for finding the most suitable yoga class for you.
Tip No 1: Formulate your goal before choosing a class
There may be different reasons for everyone for joining a yoga class. You should know your aim well before you jump in a class. Being a pregnant mother, you should be looking at your overall health; physical, mental and spiritual. All these three goals can be achieved through yoga.
Once you have decided your goal, discuss them with your yoga Guru, and he/she would be able to guide you as how to go about to achieve it. The Guru would also be able to tell you if your goal is realistic or not, or if it suits your condition or not.
Tip No 2: Check the class program before joining
In most of the places, the yoga classes are drop in types. This means that you may join in a class at any time and continue with the rest of the class. In this situation, the teacher will keep the exercises at a level that generally suits everyone. These classes are aimed at giving the exposure of yoga to majority of people. You should try to look for a class which caters for your specific requirements as a pregnant mother. In such classes, you will realize that you are heading closer towards your goal from week to week.
Tip No 3: Ensure that the teacher is an expert yoga Guru
There should be no hesitation in finding out about the background and the qualification of the yoga teacher, before you enroll yourself in any class. This is because, there are many such teachers, who have barely learnt yoga and do not have enough knowledge of it. They just call themselves Gurus to make an earning by teaching half learnt techniques. Such teachers may put you in danger, by making you do exercises which are not suitable for your pregnancy or for your health condition.
Tip No 4: Check out the actual cost for the class
To avoid any disappointment later, it is better to find out the complete fee and the other expenses before joining a class. This is because sometimes there may be hidden charges besides the fee, or other compulsory expenses like buying a particular dress for the class, or your own mat etc.
Whichever class you join, the program should be suitable for your condition. You can do an internet research to find such classes which will give you the best result to make your pre and post delivery experience a memorable one.