Yoga has been very popular worldwide because of its known health benefits that it brings. It is indeed that Yoga is all about the mind-body-spirit connection. With this, the below article article focuses on how to green your Yoga routine.
Practice Yoga Outside. Have some fun and be a bit more adventurous by having yoga practice outside. When you spend some time outdoors, you are more relax and connect with the nature in a deeper way. Sometimes indoor air quality is much poorer than outside so practicing yoga outside helps you get fresher air quality that rejuvenates your body. Of course, this has not to be a regular routine for you to practice outside but you can give it like once or twice a week yoga practice if the weather permits. You may try to look for a fitness center in Jacksonville, Florida that schedules a yoga outdoor practice whether weekly or monthly.
Use Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats. Traditional Yoga mats are usually made of a toxic material called PVC. This kind of material is not good for the environment because it can off gas. You can breathe in unhealthy fumes while practicing Yoga. Yoga mats that are made from recycled or natural rubber, jute, or some other PVC and phthalate-free materials because these are good for the environment.
Use Eco-Friendly Yoga Clothes. If you have comfortable clothes then this makes you easier to move and do yoga. It is very important that you look for eco-friendly Yoga clothes to enjoy the practice without any interruption such as clothes that make your skin itchy. With this, make sure to look for tank tops, t-shirts, and pants or leggings in hemp or organic cotton. If you’re on a tight budget, then you do not have to be worried because there are some alternatives as well. There are some thrift store for yoga clothes and wait for a garage sale near you. It is a wise decision that you buy second-hand clothes because this signifies double eco-duty because you are giving a new life to used clothes and avoid the carbon footprint when buying new ones.
Use Green Yoga Props. When you want to have tougher posses then using props like blocks and straps can make this possible and using them has also a good impact to the environment. Blocks that are made from renewable cork, bamboo, or reclaimed wood are good for the environment.
Below is a 20-minute Yoga video for weight loss: