+ If you think you cannot do something...

  • If you are too tired or just need to take a break
  • Take a break. No big deal. It can take a few classes to acclimate to the heat.
  • Just breathe calmly. The nervous system responds to our breath. Breathing through the nose helps keep the nervous system calm.
  • Feel free to stop and rest or lie down on your mat anytime.
  • This is a yoga class, not a competition!

Everyone’s ability in each posture will be different. You are guaranteed to reap the benefits of yoga by doing the best you can in each posture; respond to the instructions, concentrate on alignment and work to your level.