Encouraging Students to Safely Practice Yoga at Home

The most important characteristic in practicing yoga at home safely is knowing what you are doing. Make sure you do not attempt poses beyond your level of skill and strength. Attending yoga classes or using a DVD or online tutorial can provide you with the necessary instruction and background information for practicing yoga safely. No amount of preparation can help prevent injury if you move through poses too quickly or incorrectly, so checking in with knowledgeable yogis can also benefit your at-home yoga practice.