7 Yoga Practices & Postures You Can’t Get Wrong

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Let’s face it: getting on board with your first yoga class can be intimidating. You might be worried about stacking up against super strong and experienced yogis, who seem to have perfected all the most advanced moves. But yoga is definitely not meant to be a competition, and no one is perfect — not even your favorite yoga-loving Instagrammer. Your yoga practice should feel good and empowering to you, and meet you where you’re at in terms of your unique set of needs. If you're looking to dip your toes in the water, and get comfortable with your practice, keep these seven yoga practices and postures you literally can't get wrong in mind.

If you’re just starting out, that’s awesome. No matter your ability level, yoga is about so much more than working out. Yoga is about you doing you, and evolving both your spiritual practice and your physical strength at the pace that works best for your individual process. And while some postures definitely aren’t for beginners, there are plenty of yoga poses and practices that anyone can do.

According to Yoga Journal, the simplest yoga postures and practices are some of the best that the discipline has to offer, and they provide healing and strengthening benefits for body and mind alike. So while certain yoga practices might take a while to achieve, others are super accessible. Like, you get your practice going, stat. No headstand with lotus legs required.