Expressing, receiving, and feeling gratitude has so many physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. Cultivating gratitude on your mat will change the way you move through your yoga practice, and the good karma you create will come with you off your mat and into your world. Read on to learn about four ways gratitude will transform your yoga practice and life.
With just a few minutes each day, you can give yourself all you need for some restoration and rejuvenation. Restorative yoga postures have a calming effect and can be used to achieve a gentle emotional release. To nurture yourself this Fall, try these 5 calming and grounding yoga poses to help overcome stress and anxiety.
So often our mind falls into the trap of perfectionism and control on our mats. It is too easy to focus so much attention on having correct alignment and being serious in a yoga practice. But remember, a “yoga practice” is just that – a practice! Not a “yoga perfect”. So why not have some fun in your practice?
So many asanas can become much more accessible and safe to practice when you grab a prop for assistance. Props can help to get your body into a safe alignment, make the asana more comfortable for your anatomy, and just add a little more oomf. So, let’s get into it… how to use a chair for take off into firefly pose (tittibhasana)!