We can’t stress enough the importance of stretching. Stimulating blood flow throughout the body primes muscle for more complicated poses. HALF BOW pose is highly beneficial for loosening tightness in the thighs. It also energizes and strengthens the entire body, and especially builds core body strength. ... See more
"Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can't go through and obstacle, go around it. Water does." - Margret Atwood. ... See more
Happy Weekend! What are you grateful for today? Finding a moment of gratitude for even the smallest things can shift our mood and mindset.
International Women's Day is celebrated annually on March 8. Women have come a long way, yet there's still more to be achieved. Today we are joining the #BalanceforBetter campaign. Balance is not a women's issue, it's a business issue. The race is on for the gender-balanced boardroom, a gender-balanced government, gender-balanced media coverage, a gender-balance of employees, more gender-balance in wealth, gender-balanced sports coverage ... Gender balance is essential for economies and communities to thrive. Let's build a gender-balanced world! So, put your hands out and STRIKE THE #BalanceforBetter POSE and make International Women's Day YOUR day - and do what you can to truly make a positive difference for women everywhere. ... See more
Say goodbye to February and hello to March with this incredible challenge! Shift the mindset: give it a shot!
We have to take care of our emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual bodies. Our physical body must be properly nourished and exercised to channel a strong spirit to manifest our hearts desires and touch thousands of lives. Our mental body has to be clear and at peace with itself. Our emotional body has to be elevated with emotions like joy, gratitude, and authentic self-love. 🙏 ... See more
Meditation can be done everywhere and is especially easier and beneficial in nature. In fact, just removing yourself from distractions and getting in touch with nature helps in the meditative process. What are you waiting for? Head outside. Shift your perspective. Declutter your minds. Spend more time in nature! ... See more
Happy Friday! Get that mind and body on a healthyish path! Start NOW by practicing better morning routines, have a healthy nourishing breakfast, eat mindfully, meditate, do yoga, rest… the way to “namastay healthy all year” 🙏❤️🧘♀️🙌 ... See more
Many members of the military now include yoga — often taught by veterans — as an element of their workout routine, and veterans turn to the practice for therapeutic applications. Veterans, make excellent yoga teachers, both to other veterans, whose experiences they understand, and to active-duty military members, whose trust they often gain. Picture: Michael Riley Air Force veteran; teacher and veteran outreach coordinator for Mindful Yoga Therapy Source and Pic: The New York Times ... See more
When our heart is open, we are in touch with our needs and desires. The practice of yoga and mindfulness can help you learn to live your life from an open-heart space. Try heart opening Yoga poses, breathing exercises and meditation. Camel is one of our favorites, however if you prefer a more gentle approach try Cobra, Upward Facing Dog, Cow Face, Locust or Fish pose. ... See more