Doing yoga can improve your posture, co-ordination and awareness in everyday movement to prevent injury. YASYOGA classes use gentle yet invigorating breath-centred movement to improve, strength, flexibility and to release tension. There is a focus on individual anatomy and alignment using various props.
Any comfortable clothing in which you can move freely, no shoes. I would prefer bare feet especially doing standing poses. But you can of course wear socks.
Yes, of course. Appropriate exercise/movement can help and maintain bone density. And even more improve your daily movement.
It depends on your lifestyle and aims. Most attendees take 2 to 3 classes a week.Taking yoga class once a week is still beneficial. Once you know the movement, you can do self-practise on your own even 10 mins.
Group session more suitable for people no injuries or no issues as it is all levels contents. However, if you have experienced doing yoga and have issues, I can give some modification. In one to one or semi group bases, I customise to fit your needs.Both a group and private session, I use yoga belt, bricks, blocks, bolster and so on to support your body.
Most instructors will give a description of the OM and how to do it if they notice a lot of new faces in class. Matching your voice with everyone is just a way of closing classes and “making the sound of the universe.” You are not joining a cult by participating in the OM at the end of class. Bottom line: it is completely your decision. If you prefer not to OM, then don’t!