Meet Our Man On The Mat

April 14, 2017

Meet Do Your OM Thing Yoga’s Man on the Mat Blogger!

 

This blog documents 10 weeks of Strong Vinyasa Yoga from the point of a Yoga newbie.

 

About Me

 

I work full time and am a father to two young children, so I don’t have a lot of time, or a big budget to exercise. However I make most of the cheap gym membership I get at work and am looking for a stretch programme to compliment my strength training.

 

I don’t have much experience of yoga, I’m not very flexible and I’m not getting a lot of sleep at the moment, so I'm hopeful a yoga practice will help me relax and recharge my body and mind.

 

Before my first session I was worried about:

  • My tight hamstrings; forward folding and touching my toes is a pipe dream! 

  • Will I be the only guy?

  • Would I feel the benefit and enjoy an endorphin release like I get from a workout?

 

I need to give this a decent go, so I've purchased a 10 class pass and Yoga essentials: a mat, a block and a strap so I'm ready to go! -Hence the nervous laughter in this photo.

 

 

First class £5 (for guys or girls) when you mention Man On The Mat Blog!

 

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