How To Prepare Your Space for Home Yoga!

Since COVID has affected the in-person fitness environment for the foreseeable future, many people (including myself) have resorted to practicing yoga in the comfort of our own homes. 🏠🧘‍♀️

Unfortunately, it can be a little bit tricky to figure out how to prepare your space in your house so that it is fit for yoga.

To help you out, I have created this list of necessities to make sure that you are prepared to practice at home! 👍

1. A Quiet Place - Although this may not be possible in every household (with kids/family members running around or roommates), it is incredibly helpful to have a space like this to improve the quality of your practice. 🤫

Sound is very stimulating to our minds and when we come to yoga we are trying to balance out any disruptions in our energy from exterior stimulation.

If total silence is not available, you can also use specific sounds or music to create calm in the mind. Some of the sounds I like to use are Tibetan bells, chimes, and binaural drones.

2. A Yoga Mat or Towel - It is important to grab a material like a yoga mat, or even a towel as a barrier between you and your floor. It will also help you hold poses for longer (and protect your flooring from your sweat!). 🙏

Some of the places I like to search for yoga mats are The Lux Yoga Shop, Chin Mudra, and Lululemon.

3. An object of significance - Whether it's your crystals, a piece of art, or a cup of tea make sure you have one symbolic item that gives your senses permission to enter that meditative headspace.

Here are some of my favorite spots to find some mindfulness items:

Tea - Palais des Thé

Crystals - Bookstore Scarabaeus

Incense and beautiful things - Muse by...

With these few things in mind, you will be able to practice yoga at home with nearly the same quality that you would experience in a studio.

Your next step is to choose a yoga class! If you’re short on time, you can check out my Yoga Youtube Channel for many options depending on what you are deciding to focus on! 💻 Click this link to check it out!

If you have a little more time, I offer weekly live yoga classes every Tuesday and Thursday at 12:00 if you prefer having a more personalized experience! You can book through this link.

Hope to see you soon! Namaste. 🌿

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