June 13, 2012

10 Dos & Donts of Arriving to a Yoga Class Early.

Photo: rosmary

Like a good yogi, you have arrived to class fifteen minutes early…now what?

Here are 10 things you should do and definitely should not do to pass that precious time

1. Do place your mat down where you would like to practice.
2. Don’t place your mat directly next to the only other person in the entire asana room.

3. Do take in an extra few minutes of a simple hip opener or gentle stretch.
4. Don’t practice the Seven Headstand Series of Ashtanga or try to squeeze in every inversion possible in a 10 minute time frame

5. Do read a book or the current issue of L.A. Yoga magazine.
6. Don’t read your text messages or emails (especially aloud).

7. Do get to know your neighbor if they are receptive
8. Don’t interrupt your neighbor’s meditation in order to vent about what a nightmare parking was or how much you hate your boss.

9. Do sip from your bottle of water (BPA-free, of course).
10. Don’t– Bring the entire Starbucks drink menu


Editor: Brianna Bemel

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