Yoga has widely practised as a discipline that involves physical, mental and mindfulness meditation, yoga is considered as a health practice

Yoga class attendee can tell you about the hustles they pass through like driving every day to yoga classes, squeezing in a crowded class, missing out on some practices as you enter late, not every person is a great timekeeper. Enough is enough why go through all this and you can still do the same yoga practice back at home, reduce your expense on yoga for some more important thing

Yoga does not choose, children, adults, elderly do it, most people think it's for only women because it's mostly practised by women but also men are supposed to be practising yoga.

Guide on how to practice yoga at home - Steps to follow

Choose space for your yoga

When choosing an area, consider a very quiet space with enough space inside the house, if you have a full backyard, it will be the best option, whenever you're doing yoga the environment in which your practising is important to let it be away from any distractions.

If it’s indoors fit the mat in the space chosen

Set time

Has home yoga scheduled every day, set the alarm to remind you of the time for yoga has reached, what time of the day will your yoga take place? Morning, evening or afternoon. The most appropriate time in the morning as you just wake up to keep the energy high throughout the day or evening where you will exhale out all the stress inhaled throughout the day. It only takes like 20 minutes of your time daily

Select a video or log online

This will work well for the beginners who have not yet mastered most of the yoga practices, you'll need to be practising while you are watching or copying either online on a recorded yoga video. But if you have mastered all the yoga moves, you can freely practice on your own without seeking help from the videos

Hire a yoga instructor — this is for those who prefer to do yoga at home and find it difficult to follow the yoga videos. Arrange with the instructor to be coming to your home every day to practice with you To hire a private instructor is expensive

Yoga attire

Pick on the clothes and yoga shoes for practicing yoga, personally, I do practice yoga in my pyjamas it feels so comfortable to practise yoga with, most of the times when attending yoga classes there so many things you look at since it's a public unisex place before you dress up, now you are home and free wear something comfortable that you can freely practice yoga with

You should be natural, avoid excess makeup or jewels on your body, let your body loose from most of the external factors

Invite friends or family

You may get bored practising yoga alone every day, involve your family in yoga it works as a bonding time with your family too. Call your friends to practice with you, it will be more enjoyable involving them instead of doing it all alone

Way to clean a cork mat

The best way to clean a cork yoga mat is to use cold water on a soft cloth. Gently wipe down the mat with the damp cloth and then let it air dry before you roll it up and put it away. Be careful not to damage your mat by scrubbing it hard with an abrasive sponge

Benefits of yoga

Yoga provides both mental and physical benefit to our bodies.

Mental benefits

  • Relieves stress
  • Clarity and calmness 
  • Relaxes the mind 
  • Sharpens concentration

Physical benefits

  • Reduces weight 
  • Increases flexibility 
  • Maintains balanced metabolism 
  • Increase muscle strength and tone 
  • Circulatory health etc
Yoga is recommended by the doctors, it's a healthy practice most of the patients are advised to do yoga on a daily basis to improve their health

Many of the people today consider yoga to be an exercise you'll find most fit people practice yoga to get their bodies in an attractive shape mostly women. In this modern world, you find people who specialize in yoga training as their lively hood job around the world since it's practised by the majority of the population
Challenges for home yoga

The big question is, will you be consistent?

Practising yoga home is so challenging to most of the people first the environment, the home environment does not give someone motivation to do yoga practice

Time management, mostly to parents finding time for practising will be hard with children around, children will always demand attention or get things done or them all the time

Distractions, in a house where people watch, talk, move around, children play around you'll have less concentration during yoga

Inspiration, at home you are the only one waking up in the morning doing yoga, no new moves you acquire, no trainer to inspire you it will be so uninspired in a short time you'll start missing the practice before you know it you have already quite yoga

Constant practice will be a huge challenge, yoga is supposed to be practised every day at home, the high chances are missing days of practice