Do you often have sore muscles, neck pain, or feel stressed, anxious, or like your mind is on overdrive? Do you hold tension in your shoulders or feel uncomfortable after spending long hours sitting at work? Bringing yoga into your life may be just the solution. All you need is a yoga mat, comfortable clothes, and 20 minutes of your day. You will ease into fitness in no time! Keep reading for tips to help you successfully complete the challenge!
There are several different ways to tackle this yoga challenge. Here are two different options. Choose the one that will work better for you!
Are you the type of person that needs consistency? Then this is the strategy for you! Making those 20 minutes a part of your everyday routine will help keep you on track.
Is your schedule all over the place, with some busy days and some lighter days? Then this may be your ideal strategy. With this strategy, you average your yoga minutes. Maybe you attended a 50-minute yoga class one day, practiced for 10 minutes the next day, and missed another day altogether. Don’t fret- your 3-day average is still 20 minutes! It will still feel like a manageable way to workout smarter in less time!
Doing yoga doesn’t have to be expensive, and you can even do it at home! While attending a regular yoga class is an excellent option if you have time and money to go, developing a yoga practice at home can be a more affordable and feasible option for some people.
This can be as simple as writing a ‘Y’ on your calendar each day you get those 20 minutes in. Visually seeing your success and keeping track of your progress can help you hold yourself accountable.
You don’t have to do it alone! Enlist in a friend to take the challenge with you, and regularly check in on each other to make sure you’re both staying on track!
Reward yourself for your achievements and dedication! This will give you extra motivation to stick with it. After you successfully complete your challenge, do something that’s special and relaxing to you. There should always be time for self-love! Maybe it’s an afternoon dedicated to reading your favorite book, a girl’s night out, or an evening watching your favorite show and painting your nails.
Reflect on how your yoga practice makes you feel. Then, share your thoughts with those in your life who might find joy in yoga too. Maybe you’ll inspire them to give this challenge a try!
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