Are you bored with exercising in a gym or jogging on the same route every day? Here is an interesting alternative for you to explore. Now you can do a Stand-up Paddle Board Yoga to get healthy while having lots of fun. This form of exercise had originated in Hawaii, and since then has gained rapid popularity in various countries, including the USA.
In Stand-up Paddle Board Yoga, you have to do several Yoga postures while standing on a surfboard which floats on a water body. You can select any water body, grab your paddle board and do workouts on it while floating on the water. This way of exercising in the heart of Mother Nature is known to amplify the effects of exercising.
This Yoga provides extra benefits, since apart from doing the Yoga, you will also get some extra exercise while paddling to the right location on the water body. The Yoga is generally done on a surfboard whose size is commensurate with the height and weight of the exerciser. The novices require a flatter surfboard which makes it easier for them to maintain their balance. The surfboard is designed with extra balancing capabilities which ensures that the user does not fall easily while doing the Yoga.
How to do stand-up paddle boat Yoga
Choose a lake, river or even the ocean and paddle to your favourite sport where you would want to do the Yoga. Then, stand-up on the paddle boat, face forward, place your feet and shoulders wide apart and bend your knees and keep your chest upright. Thereafter you can start doing the SUP Yoga. Avoid exercising when the paddle boat is unstable, otherwise you will face the risk of falling down.
It may take some time for you to get used to the challenges of doing Yoga while floating on water. The main thing is to gain the balance on the surfboard since the waves of the water will make it unstable. Hence, take the help of an experienced trainer till you get experienced enough to do this by yourself.
Stand-up Paddle Board Yoga offers various advantages, because of which it has gained popularity. These are: