What You Need to Know Before Taking Power Yoga Classes In Charlotte

Mar-PD-Power-Yoga-headerPower Yoga classes in Charlotte are all the rage! But some people are not sure what to expect, so today we’re answering the most common questions we’re being asked. 

Q: What should I bring to power yoga classes in Charlotte?
A: Something you can move and sweat in. ONLY water is permitted in the yoga room, other than your mat and TOWEL.

Q: What if I’m not flexible?
A: You do not have to be flexible to practice yoga – you will stretch to the maximum of your ability, without harming your body. Over time, your flexibility will be improved.

Q: How can power yoga classes in Charlotte help me?
A: Yoga can help strengthen your body, improve flexibility, lower your stress and anxiety levels and blood pressure, and change old patterns of negative behavior. Yoga can assist in a long list of physical ailments and help the body heal in a more natural approach.

Q: I’m on medication for many – can I still do this yoga?
A: It is always good to talk to your doctor before beginning any physical activity. But remember, yoga has been around longer than prescription medications.

Q: I have old injuries, such as knee, back, hip, and neck. Can power yoga classes in Charlotte help me and are there any modifications to the yoga?
A: Let the teacher know about any injury you may have, so that the teacher can make any necessary adjustments for you. Any amount of yoga you do will be beneficial – the worst thing a body can do is nothing at all.

Q: How often do I have to come to class to receive the benefits?
A: The more you practice, the quicker you will see the results. It is as simple as that.
Q: What should I wear to my power yoga classes in Charlotte?
A: Wear anything that you are comfortable working out in.  Longer pants or longer shorts that cover the knees will keep you from slipping and sliding and protect your knees.

Q: Is yoga good for my back, head, spine, bad knees, wrists, ankles, hips, depression or anxiety, skin disorders, or other ailments?
A: Yes. Of course, you should seek the advice of a physician before starting a new physical regiment, but yoga can actually heal and strengthen the body to help it heal on its own. Yoga has been scientifically proven to assist in the healing process of many injuries.

Q: If I have never done yoga before, can I still participate in power yoga classes in Charlotte?
A: Sure you can. Get right into it every day and feel how yoga works every system of the body.

Q: I am an athlete, how can yoga help me improve my performance as an athlete?
A: If any activity that you do involves balance, coordination, focus, breath, stamina, and endurance, then power yoga can help you. Yoga is a great part of a cross-training regimen to build strength and flexibility in a way your other activity may not.

Q: What should I expect my first yoga class?
A: Expect to sweat and rest a lot. Come hydrated and aware of the class time you will be taking. Be prepared to stay for the entire class time out of respect for the other students and teacher.
A: Yes, When class starts: practice 5 minutes of poses, then take 5 minutes in child’s pose, then 5 minutes doing the poses the class is doing, then rest in Child’s pose for 5 minutes. This will help you get used to the heat and the room.
If you would like more information regarding power yoga classes in Charlotte, stop by our studio today and we’ll be happy to show you around!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *