Here’s a quick cheat sheet to find the right yoga practice for you:
If you’re looking to improve your fitness, Vinyasa is a great source of cardio due to its rapid movements, change in stance and style of poses.
This a great place to start if you’re a beginner. Iyengar focuses on precision and alignment of the body with the use of planned sequencing, timing and props.
This one has perhaps the biggest focus on meditation, with emphasis on chanting mantras and practicing both physical and spiritual sequences in equal measure. If you’re looking for a style to bust some stress, this one’s for you.
Pretty much what it says on the box! You’ll work through a series of poses in a very hot room. Prepare to sweat – a lot – and feel amazing afterwards.
Yin yoga is a meditative practise that focuses on lengthening the connective tissues (like fascia and cartilage) through poses held for longer periods. It’s the perfect complement to a high intensity-training scheme.