Your breath can be used as a powerful tool to anchor you into the present moment. Focusing on your breathing can also be used to take your attention away from a stressful moment, fearful thought or anxious event. Bringing your awareness to your breath has the ability to calm the mind, center the body and alleviate your stress.
Enjoy this breath meditation first thing in the morning to start your day off right, as a relaxing break throughout the day or at night to help the body decompress and prepare for sleep.
Catching ~ Feelings
If you follow me or AYP, you probably have seen a post about me catching my heels for the first time.
One of my favorite things about practicing the same sequence six days a week is the obvious progress and the relationship you develop with the poses. Through these experiences you take a closer look into how your body and your mind react.
The first time I tried to catch my heels from my drop back was scary. I had to trust my body and my teacher in a way that I had not done yet. For some reason when you are upside down, your brain doesn’t work or think the same way.
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