New to Yoga? 3 Types of Classes to Become Familiar With
If you are new to yoga, you want to start with the right class for you. A beginner’s class is always a good option for new students and anyone looking to get back to fundamentals. However, you might see these classes listed at your local studio or gym. Here is what you should know about 3 types of classes.
New to Yoga? Learn These Yoga Types
- Vinyasa Yoga.
This popular style is also referred to as flow or power yoga. All variations of vinyasa yoga include a fast-paced, flowing sequence that emphasizes connecting movement with breath. These classes aim to get your heart rate up, making this a good class for those who love cardio. Vinyasa classes are best for those looking for more a workout.
Hatha yoga classes generally refer to classes that are gentler and slower-paced. They do not link poses together, and poses are held for longer periods of time. This is a good choice is your gym or studio does not offer beginner’s classes, as you will focus more on alignment.
Restorative yoga uses props to support your muscles and joints, allowing you to rest deeply in gentle poses. This class is designed to work with your nervous system, moving you into a more relaxed state. This is a wonderful addition to any yoga schedule.
If you are new to yoga and looking for the right class for you, KareBoost Health offers small, personal yoga classes in an intimate space. Contact us to find out how we can help you on your yoga journey.
Kara Unal JD, RYT