The topic of warming up is a controversial one in yoga. Let’s delve in and examine the pros and cons of yoga warm ups.
Is It Always Necessary to Warm up Before Yoga?
The short answer is, not necessarily: different forms of yoga require different things from the body. Iyengar or Hatha yoga, for example, are static stretches of the body and usually, by following a set progressive sequence, the poses will naturally warm up your body for you. (more…)