Welcome to week four of our January Yoga Challenge. By this time, we hope you have started to settle into a short daily routine. Perhaps you have a favorite sequence that you are doing each day. Some of you may have tried out all of the sequences, and started combining them. The sequence that you choose to do is not as important as just getting to your mat for 5 minutes a day and practicing the art of observation. Establish a routine. Observe where you are in your body and mind before and after your practice. Soon enough you will start to notice that your body craves the routine....
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The beauty of Sun Salutations is that you can have an infinite number of variations. Continue building your home practice starting with Week 1 Sun Breath variations, Week 2 classical Hatha Yoga Sun Salutations and then explore the variations of Sun Salutations for Week 3 with Gaby Goldberg in the videos below. We have two videos for you this week. Sun A & B variations. In Sun B learn how to build your core strength by moving in and out of plank several times. Remember to practice the art of observation by pausing in mountain pose at the beginning and end of the practice to observe the effects. Stay tuned...
We hope you have had fun exploring week one’s Sun Breath variations. In week two you can start building your practice. Gaby Goldberg has recorded a video of the Classical Hatha Yoga Sun Salutation. Sun Salutations are the perfect practice to begin moving in time with your breath. You open the front and back of the body in this moving meditation. Begin in mountain pose standing at the front of your mat and observe how you feel from head to toe. Observe how you feel in your body physically and energetically. Begin with 5-10 sun breaths, then move into Sun Salutations. Start with one on each side and repeat...
Living in a healthy state should be a life priority for people of any age or gender. There is a distinct relationship between your health and well-being and your nervous system. Keeping a healthy balance can be done with proper nutrition and relevant techniques involving balance of the mind, body and breath. A deeper understanding of what a balanced nervous system looks like is also a factor in having a healthy balance, and it will be addressed in the following post. The two major nervous systems in the human body are the central (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral (mostly made up of nerves that carry signals through...