Tag Archives: yoga for beginners

Yoga with Chiara 12:35 pm How to heal your lower back pain with 6 simple yoga poses

lower back pain

One of the most common injuries my students often complain about is the dreaded LOWER BACK PAIN.

I myself have suffered from this for MANY YEARS before I started practicing yoga. I’ve had mild scoliosis since the age of 9, and a few years ago I discovered I had a herniated disc…

How? One day I felt something like … Continue reading

Yoga with Chiara 12:06 pm What is Yoga? Unveiling 3 popular misconceptions

lotus yoga pose

When I tell people like my old-school dad that I practice yoga regularly, they often pull a face like “are you in a sect??” or “I didn’t know you were so spiritual”

People are scared of what they don’t know, of the Unknown, so they may dismiss it by thinking “it’s not for them”.

On the other hand, yoga … Continue reading

Yoga with Chiara 11:38 am 7 popular yoga styles you could practice right now

popular yoga styles

“What yoga styles should I practice?”

If you’re a beginner yogi like I have been, you’ll probably wonder: “how many yoga styles  are there? And which one should I choose??”

But most importantly: “Do I have to learn chanting in Sanskrit to do any of them??”

Well, wonder no more. I’ve compiled here a list of the 7 most popular … Continue reading

Yoga with Chiara 1:42 pm 10 simple tips to start practicing yoga

yoga with chiara start practicing yoga

Want to start practicing yoga?

Getting into something we don’t quite know or understand is never easy, but due to the increasing popularity of yoga classes, we might become curious, and maybe even give it a try.

So: how can you start practicing yoga?

1. Find a local studio

Look on the Internet for a place easy for you to … Continue reading

Yoga with Chiara 9:10 pm Why you don’t need to be flexible for yoga


Do you really need to be flexible for yoga?

How many times I’ve heard statements like these from friends:

“I can’t do yoga. I can’t even reach my toes!” 

“I’d like to try out yoga one day. But first I need to become stronger and more flexible. Give me some more time at the gym”.

But really, people are just … Continue reading