How and Why You Should Setup a Yoga Studio at Home

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For yoga enthusiasts, making a yoga studio in your home could have a profound effect on your lifestyle. Unlike other forms of exercise studios, a studio in your home where you could practice yoga does not require expensive equipment. All you need is a yoga mat, comfortable clothing and free space. You could convert one of your bedrooms into a studio and buy the yoga mat and clothing at your local store.

Why make a yoga studio at home?

  1. Most yoga instructors charge a fortune so having a studio at home can help you cut on costs.
  2. Having a studio at your house means that you will never miss practicing yoga. Commercial yoga studios have a strict schedule saying that if you spend too much time getting to the studio, you might miss your class or end up practicing for less than the recommended time. For maximum benefits, you should practice yoga for a full hour and give yourself a mini-retreat away from your day.
  3. Going to a studio outside your home could mean spending a lot of time getting there. Having a studio at home means saving on time.

Steps on how to create a place where you can practice yoga at home.

  1. 1. Look for idle space in your home. A good space could be a spare room, corner of your living room, balcony or veranda. The best space would be a space that has minimal distractions and has a lot of fresh air.
  2. Go to your local store and buy a yoga mat or directly order for it on-line. Besides cost, other things that you should consider are thickness and the grip between you, the floor and the mat. The thickness is a personal preference: Some prefer a thin while others prefer a thick mat. The best thing is to try it out before you make a purchase. That way, you will be able to tell what amount of thickness is best suited for you. If you plan to order on-line, do adequate research before you make an order.
  3. You can also buy comfortable clothing at the shop down the block or just order on-line. If you don’t have enough money, your pajamas, old tracksuit or any other comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch will do.

A lot of people shy away from yoga because they assume that they have to set aside an enormous amount of money to have access to an instructor. Others would love to practice at home but think that they need a lot of money to set up a yoga studio. That is far from the truth. A home studio is convenient and allows you to save time and money.

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