Meditate? What? Sit still for HOW long? But my mind won’t stop thinking! I know, I know. It can seem like an insurmountable obstacle. But, mostly, we make it alot harder on ourselves than we really have to. Here are some tips to get your meditation practice on track… How to Sit for Meditation […]Read More
Posts in category Meditation & Pranayama/Breathwork
Exploring the inward turning practices of yoga – meditation and pranayama/breathwork. Includes How-To instructions, thoughts and more.
Last Thursday, we started a new series at the Yoga del Sol Studio – Pranayama, Meditation & Relaxation. Three of my favorite things! Apparently, the relaxation part was the strongest in our first class and by the time we got to our anatomy experience, it was hard to follow along and process. I am so […]Read More
When there is stress in our lives, the first thing we do is cease to breathe deeply. Which just aggravates the stress. Without enough oxygen, our bodies functions, including immunity and thought processes, are compromised. In times of stress, we need to be well; we need to think clearly. We need to be in a […]Read More
We all want a happy pelvic floor – it means or organs can function better, our posture is better, our core is stronger and our confidence grows. The pelvic floor muscles can be more illusive to find than most muscles. We know where our hamstrings are because they are large muscles that have an obvious […]Read More
A deep breath can seem impossible sometimes. Oftentimes when we talk about the need for deep breath and the reasons that our breath becomes shallow, we talk about stress and anxiety. And, while stress and anxiety can lead to shallow breathing and can be helped with deep breathing, sometimes the reason we can’t breath deeply […]Read More