8 Things Newbies Don't Know About Yoga

Walking into your first yoga class can be extremely intimidating. Where do I put my mat? Is this class good for beginners? Am I going to look silly? Will I be able to follow along?

Learning new things is never easy—especially when you're surrounded by seasoned pros folding their body like pretzels. Beyond navigating the yoga postures, there's also a host of quirks most newbies don't know about before starting yoga.

Below are a few things to expect when you start your practice.

About the Author

Stephanie Main 

Stephanie Main is a certified yoga teacher, CrossFit coach, writer and creator of Endure Yoga. She's based in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she works at CrossFit Marin and Yoga Flow SF. She is a 500-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance, a CrossFit Level 2 Coach, a CrossFit Mobility Trainer, a Team ICG Indoor Cycling Instructor and has her CPR/AED Certification. You can find Stephanie on her Endure Yoga website or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Stephanie Main is a certified yoga teacher, CrossFit coach, writer and creator of Endure Yoga. She's based in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she works at CrossFit Marin and Yoga Flow SF. She is a 500-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance, a CrossFit Level 2 Coach, a CrossFit Mobility Trainer, a Team ICG Indoor Cycling Instructor and has her CPR/AED Certification. You can find Stephanie on her Endure Yoga website or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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