Giving yoga a try is the best place to start if you want to reap the emotional and physical benefits that are associated with it. If you are interested in yoga, you might be wondering exactly how to get started. What might seem like a big mountain to climb right now isn’t so difficult if you ease yourself into it gently. Start with basic yoga so the moves are not so difficult and you can build up from there.

Probably the best way to start doing yoga if you are a little self-conscious is through videos online. Websites like YouTube have a range of yoga videos that you can follow. These are all of varying degrees of difficulty so you are guaranteed to find something for you. The great thing about this activity is that it requires no equipment at all, simply your own body weight. These videos are also usually pretty short, so you should be able to find a spot in your day where you can fit it in. You can put on a yoga video and join in with the moves from the comfort of your own home. If you mess up, who cares? Nobody can see you anyway! Just keep practicing and before long you will notice such a difference in your flexibility and hopefully your calmness of mind too.

If you want to experience a more hands-on tutorial in regards to yoga, why not look if there are any yoga classes in your area? This means you can get taught the moves by a qualified teacher and you will also be in a class with people who are in the same situation as you – perhaps you’ll even make a few new friends along the way.

Whatever you choose to do, stop with the exercises and start today!