Which OS to use

In the Installing Docker video, Mosh says that Linux does not cannot do containers without using a VM. The impression is that he is using a Mac computer. Yet if you look at the course syllabus, there seems to be a lot of Linux information. I have a Windows 10 system, and a Macbook (I have Linux VM,s but not a Linux hardware system. I am stronger in Windows, but am wondering if I should do the course on the MAC because it might be easier to follow along.