Yoga for Beginners. A Guide To Get Started. Aka how NOT to bend yourself into a pretzel... | Eva Schroeder | Skillshare

Yoga for Beginners. A Guide To Get Started. Aka how NOT to bend yourself into a pretzel...

Eva Schroeder, Yoga teacher & Student of Life

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7 Lessons (23m)
    • 1. Welcome!

      1:43
    • 2. 1) Your Monkey Mind

      3:27
    • 3. 2) My 7 Top Secrets

      5:37
    • 4. 3) A Clever Guidance System called Pain

      3:48
    • 5. 4) Move with your breath.

      2:02
    • 6. 5) Discover symmetry and balance

      4:15
    • 7. Final thoughts to wrap up.

      2:28

About This Class

In this short 25mins tutorial class, I'll explain how you can get started with practicing Yoga today - before you step onto the mat. I share with you some of the principles I teach my beginners Yoga students when they first come to class. It can also serve as a nice reminder for anyone who's been practicing Yoga for a while.

During these 5 short and sweet sessions I'll talk you through some of the things we want to remember as we dive deep within to ask ourselves how we actually approach our practice - and typically that corresponds to how we approach our lives (#foodforthought). 

This class is for you, if you've never set a foot into a Yoga class before, you're unsure and maybe even somewhat intimidated or scared of the unknown of what it's all about. And that's totally understandable, but - I've got your back. Worry not.

My aim is that at the end of this class you'll have found a clearer picture as well as the confidence and excitement to start practicing.

Remember that a "Beginners Mind" is a beautiful thing to live as it encourages us to look at all angles and embrace all challenges in a new and exciting way. Whereas "advanced" Yoga isn't so much the ability to bend into incredible shapes and forms (*ie pretzels). More importantly than that - it's about using every single moment to breathe and move consciously, to stay centred and patiently draw your wandering monkey mind back to your practice, and back into the present moment. 

It may sound easier as it is, and it's a life long journey of discovering and unraveling the beautiful layers within us.

If you've got any questions at all, I'm very happy to chat. Just message, comment, smoke signal or whatever way you'd like to get in touch.

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Eva Schroeder

Yoga teacher & Student of Life

Life hands us some big lemons at times, doesn't it? It's a never-ending up and down of trying to dodge curve balls. Yet I also realised that: It's just what it does. There's constant change. And that's beautiful!

And so we can make a choice of facing it head on and say "Bring it on, Life!" Whilst letting go of that resistance and pushing-back that we tend to do. Instead let's get into that beautiful flow, where we can just BE, be content, re...

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