Practicing yoga at home is a practice that needs a few things. There are two “Indispensable“: Yoga mat and goodwill.
The yoga mat is essential because increases the grip between hands, feet and floor. It is important to do the poses in the right way. It should be taken for granted, but it is not always.
The first time I practiced yoga I hadn’t a proper yoga mat and I used a fitness one, without caring about differences. Quite the opposite, there are differences! Practicing on a wrong mat is exhausting. Slipping, especially at the beginnings, is demoralizing. Why is so important to have the right tools? It is important to keep the focus on the poses and on breathing without distractions.
When I started practicing yoga I hadn’t a yoga mat, with the proper mat it is another story.
Having a comfortable and suitable space improve your concentration and your practice, as a result.
Better practicing directly on the floor instead of the wrong mat
If you don’t have a mat, you can do yoga on the floor (if it is not too cold, it is not annoying, obviously). The goal is to have bond and traction between the surface and hands and feet.
Yoga set: 3 alternatives for any budget
Basic set, with style (~100€)
If you recently started doing yoga and you are interested in carrying on, this shopping list is a base for your first purchase.
Set yoga pro (~200€)
The second option is a shopping list for who as a higher budget.
If you want stylish equipment, if you choose to go on with practice and you’d like to go beyond beginner level or simply you want to feel professional (like “fake it till you become it”), this is the shopping list for you.
It doesn’t exceed 200€ and there is a good selection of colors and patterns. My choice is in this kinda rock mood board. I find it is sooo stylish and, to say it all, it is my favorite.
[all the items are branded Yoga Design Lab ]
The compromise (<200€)
These proposals are ideas to create your own yoga corner at home, with an enjoyable design. Remember that the most important thing to practice and get better is willingness, followed by consistency, presence and patience.
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