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For those who feel as I once did, that beginning a yoga practice is intimidating, too challenging, not challenging enough, or an otherwise uncomfortable undertaking, I want to share some of my experience and knowledge, in the hopes that it might make yoga more approachable. I believe that yoga can offer healing, fitness, and fun for everybody, and I want to help you get there. I’ll start with the first line of resistance to starting a new physical practice: excuses.
I could write an entire book on yoga excuses, because I’ve tried almost all of them myself. Here are some of the ones I’ve tried—and the ones I most commonly hear as a teacher: