Partner yoga is a physical practice of strengthening trust, comfort and good communication. If you are looking to do something special with your partner, try partner yoga – something to remember! Partner yoga is a great way to share an experience with a good friend or loved one.
Essentially, every partner yoga class differs, but they are all vigorous, playful and fun. If you are confident with your partner, you will get close to and adjust him or her. You could have moments of supporting each other, or you may fall together. Your partner should focus on your safety and help you settle deeper into poses with less effort. The poses are not very complicated. However, working as a team could inevitably create some confusion, but it is all in good fun.
While choosing your yoga partner, make sure that there is trust and comfort between you. Best to choose someone you have a good connection with, are willing to get physically close to, and whom you can communicate clearly with. Your spouse, girlfriend or boyfriend is usually great, and someone you care about. If you are interested in partner yoga, go with a close friend and have a great time. Try not to pick a random person, and keep in mind that your partner will be in your personal space for the whole class.
Make sure you are ready to move around freely, stretch and dress comfortably. Bring your yoga mat, towel and a water bottle - anything you would bring to a regular yoga class.
If you need yoga equipment, most yoga studios provide you with everything you need. Apart from the yoga gear, you need a partner who is a good match for you, and has a positive personality.
Partner yoga is a great opportunity to: