A new mat eliminates the guesswork for beginning yogis by sporting a numbered grid that lets you know where to put your hands and feet for basic poses.
It’s an innovation so brilliantly simple it’s a wonder no one meditated on it before.
The bright idea came from Elizabeth Morrow, a 32-year-old from Boston, who founded Yoga By Numbers to share her invention with the masses.
Morrow, now a certified yoga instructor, had only ever taken a few classes until 2012 when a health scare left her looking for a low-impact way to regain her strength.
“I had a number of blood clots in my right lung that ended up causing the lower lobe of the lung to start to collapse,” she told the Daily News. “I went to the hospital unable to breathe. They’re not sure what brought it on.” Continue reading >> nydailynews.com