Getting Men on the Mat: Five Poses to Get You Started

5 Yoga for Men: 5 Beginner Poses


3. Yoga Mudra. Start with a wide stance and lace your fingers together behind your back. Leading with the top of your head, fold forward while raising your arms behind you. With each exhale try to bring your hands closer to the back of your head. Keep your knees slightly bent.

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  1. Steve says:

    My main question:
    Is yoga useful / possible for older men?
    Back in the day, I was an avid martial artist. That was 30 years ago and many, many years behind the desk ago. I am not overweight, but living in hot, traffic-ful Houston I rarely get to the park for even a walk.
    Must I find a class more tailored to an older MAN, that is, not gorgeous 20-something ladies? I don’t want to embarrass myself or seem like a stalker. (I am happily married 33 years…..)

  2. Men doing yoga may be changing ever so slowly but most things in the Yoga world are still geared towards women.

    That said I don’t know why more men don’t do yoga. I have been practicing, at home, for 2 years now and I love it.

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