I recently started practising yoga more regularly again after a few years of letting it fall by the wayside and, in many ways, it feels a bit like a homecoming.
Since first finding out about it back in high school and begging my parents to order me a beginners video through ‘Leserskring’, yoga has always been my favourite form of exercise.
As I’ve grown older, it’s also proven to be the only consistent antidote to my sporadic bursts of insomnia, a trustworthy mood booster and the most effective tool for self-acceptance (and, eventually, even love) I’ve ever come across.
Being so central to my general wellbeing (and daily life), yoga tends to come up in conversations quite regularly, which in turn, often exposes misconceptions about this practice/form of exercise (because, to me, it’s both).
Here are 5 common ones: