In yoga we put our physical bodies in postures to help us see what’s going on inside of us, our minds, our hearts, our spirits. We then place our physical bodies into Savasana, the final resting posture on our backs so we can find a little stillness, at first physically, then mentally, spiritually. We aim to find just a moment of stillness where we can just be, just be with ourselves, just be in our environment. And, this carries over to our daily lives, amid the chaos, the sensory overload and the multitasking, we aim to find a little stillness. This might be in the form of looking at a picture that catches your eye; tuning in to the radio playing in the background; or watching a bird eat a bread crumb on the side walk. Whatever it is for you, it’s about allowing yourself to be absorbed in the moment; you are totally present in that moment; the breath is even.
Breathing is the most important thing we do, in our yoga practice. It is our life force after all and very powerful, so let’s use it! Taking deep inhales and exhales is something that we may find ourselves not doing, so let’s come back to it. Really fill the lungs on the inhale and feel the release on the exhale. Do this a few times to get comfortable in it. And take notice on what your breath is doing during your day.
When we find an even breath, the body follows, the mind follows, we find an evenness, a calmness that brings us to that moment of stillness when we can see our true purpose.
Sometimes when I want to find a little stillness I turn to nature. Here’s a video of a rainy day in La Manzanilla, Jalisco, Mexico that just brought a little peace to my morning:
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Thank you and Namaste, Karen
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