How can you be more productive in your yoga practice as well as your life. I use things like massage balls, foam rollers, dynamic stretching & mindful breathing to prepare the body for the asanas in a yoga practice. When you take time to release tensions that are emotional or mental that can be held in your tissues, you are able to find more ease throughout your movement & in the end you will feel more peaceful inwards as well. You get more out of what you are doing. The
Weather is getting warmer & warmer & we are doing all the spring things, cleaning up our yards, playing sports, exercising outdoors, golfing (finally!) & much more. When we go to bed at night, you might still have a list of to do's stuck in your head & find it hard to fall asleep (the brighter evenings might not help either). A great way to get more rest is with a meditation called Yoga Nidra (Yoga Sleep).
It is said that a 30-minute yoga nidra practice is equivalent to
The chakras, from Sanskrit meaning wheel, are spinning energy centres in the body that are believed to regulate processes like organ function, our immune system & emotions. There are 7 main chakras from the base or the spine to the crown of the head. Each chakra has it's own vibrational frequency that affects us from our survival strategies to how we communicate. Here is a bit more about them & how they relate to us physically, emotionally & even spiritually & how to fin