Did you know that you do not have to be flexible to do yoga? There is a common misconception that yoga requires a lot of flexibility, but in reality, this is not the case.
Yoga is about discovering your own levels of flexibility and learning about your body and how it works. What might seem like an easy pose for some may be difficult for others.
Flexibility can be effected by a variety of different things, including, but not limited to, gender, age, prior practice, hormonal levels, genetics, and so much more!
In the video above, we demonstrate how to do pigeon pose. This is a great pose for opening up and increasing mobility in the hips.
However, this pose can be rather difficult for some. This is why we decided to show how to safely do this pose even if you are a beginner who is not very flexible.
Yoga for beginners might seem intimidating, but it does not have to be. Even pigeon pose for beginners is doable and can be modified to suit your needs.
We offer many videos and tips about yoga for beginners, and the video above is just one of many.
Learn more about pigeon pose. Click here to learn about common mistakes in pigeon pose.