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47 With that being said, for purely practical purposes, it’s just fine to refer to something as an introduction to yoga, and hopefully this book has been a pleasant eye-opener for you. Among other things, this book has ideally:  Clarified for you that yoga is not a religion and therefore does not request or require you to change your faith.  Helped you understand the benefits of yoga; benefits that range from physical, to emotional, to psychological improvements.  Helped you understand that yoga is not an “overnight thing”, but takes consistency, commitment, and routine in order to deliver all of the benefits that you deserve  Helped you understand the various different kinds of yoga available to you (and all of these forms are available in the west, though some of the less popular one might only be centered in large urban areas).

Yoga Music Consider trying yoga music to help you meditate better, breathe deeper, and hold those positions longer. 00. To name a few titles: Slow Music for Yoga, Tibetan Sacred Temple Music, Shiva Station, Nectar, Fragrance of the East, etc. 46 There is also yoga music for trance dance and yoga flow, chants and mantras and audio books. Yoga Clothing Though not mandatory for class, many yoga participants want an all-yoga attire to complement their yoga practice. Most beginners however come in a loose-fitting cotton t-shirt and comfortable leggings.

Most of them are great; a handful of them may be well-intentioned, but may lack some of the foundation that they need in order to teach. Remember always: no yoga instructor that you work with should ever humiliate you, degrade you, insult you, or make you feel inferior. If you encounter the 1 in a 1000 who has not yet achieved the personal development that he/she needs in order to effectively teach, then remember: there are always other teachers! The goal here is to make you happy, healthy, and confident.

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