5 Yoga Postures - If Not Done Properly - Could Possibly Harm You
Can yoga pose a threat to your health? Although yoga may not be “dangerous”, Elizabet Gerson of mindbodygreen reveals 5 yoga postures, that if not done correctly, can be very risky.
Done regularly, yoga can be a powerful way to reduce stress and promote relaxation. However, when done incorrectly, even the most seasoned yogi can put themselves at risk for some serious injuries.
She highlights the importance of focusing on your abilities and goal before attempting entering into each posture - regardless of your experience.
Whether you're new to yoga or an experienced yogi, Grieve suggests paying close attention to your capabilities and objectives. From there, "every pose, especially new or challenging poses, should be approached slowly with presence, paying attention to proper alignment in order to avoid injury,"
The author encourages everyone to be extremely attentive when trying these five yoga poses.
She believes that practicing carefully and securely should be your first concern.