The practice of yoga is perfect for improving strength, flexibility, and balance, and it can also help reduce stress and improve energy. Many newbies find it intimidating, especially after seeing pictures of people balancing on their hands or sitting with their legs behind their heads.
Ease your anxiety: here are the most basic yoga poses found in any class or on any DVD. While some poses are more challenging than others, most won't leave you knotted up like a pretzel. Becoming familiar with these essential yoga poses will boost your confidence, but even if you're a seasoned yogi, you'll appreciate having all your favorite yoga poses all in one spot.