You never forget your first yoga class. The teacher instructs you to ease into a downward dog, and 10 seconds later your body is practically screaming from holding the so-called resting pose. Or as one of the kids in this BuzzFeed video puts it, “This is not relaxing at all!”
We identified with the newbie yogis as they worked through their first vinyasa and discovered how awkward and difficult poses can be. Luckily, yoga gets easier with practice. We just wish we’d started as early as these kids.