Yoga is not simply about stretching, pushing yourself to those physical limits and breathing. It’s also about connecting with yourself and whatever greater force you believe is out there, if any at all.
Always keep in mind to forgive yourself for your flaws. You can never be physically, spiritually or mentally perfect in any way. Don’t set unrealistic expectations for yourself because you’re bound to let yourself down. Aim high, but not impossibly so.
Learning your own dharma meaning “life purpose” in Sanskrit is a great place to start before pursuing the discipline of yoga. It allows you to identify what it is that you value most and how you can incorporate this into your yoga practice.
The Yoga Journal is a great place to start with some easy-to-understand information on how to begin bringing spirituality into your yoga.