Do you ever feel that your mind wanders during your yoga practice? Maybe you become distracted by someone’s clothes or by your To Do list? Or maybe a memory floats to the top of your mind? Do you then feel annoyed at yourself for momentarily tuning out? Take a deep breath and relax – not only is this common, it should be celebrated! Yoga is designed to be a holistic practice that allows the unification of your mind, body and spirit. How your yoga practice unfolds every time you get on your mat is unique to you.
Lower back pain is a common complaint felt by all people in their lives at some point. Back pain is annoying and it can affect everyone, regardless of age.
Then comes the question: how do you rid yourself of back pain? Okay, pain can disappear, though not completely. It can come back. That is why you can find ways of relieving the pain. How? Through practicing yoga regularly.
Yoga has played a role in a lot of societies over the course of many centuries. It has long been considered to be just a powerful as any medication. Through 21st century research, it has been discovered that yoga has health benefits. For anyone that is suffering from the likes of cancer, yoga could be needed to ease the pain.
Yoga.....So relaxing..... So spiritual..... It can be done inside or outside in the sun. However, yoga cannot be done without a good quality yoga mat.
What people might not realise is that the yoga mat is essential to any yoga class or lesson. While you might believe that all yoga mats are the same, you will be surprised that they aren’t.
"Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair " - Khalil Gibran
It is no hidden secret that yoga is done barefoot. However, it has really never been questioned as to why it is done this way. It has been noted that most activities are done with shoes on. Yoga isn’t.
Have you ever found yourself in a stressful situation that you can’t seem to keep calm or find that sense of peace? Believe it or not, most people will have in their lifetime. There are ways to combat stress and that is through various yoga-related nervous system calming techniques. Here are a few to get you started.