The motivational speaker and author of Thriving Through Uncertainty shares a letter that she wrote to herself about how to move past her anxiety and doubts—and go for what she wants.
After our 4-minute meditation, Sarajean led us on 6 point-to-point runs, adding tools to our toolbox to keep us present and aware. In total we covered about 2.5 miles.
Always a trendsetter, I was rocking Danskins and tutus way before it was cool. With a Ring Ding in one hand and a Barbie in the other, I would dance my way through each room of the house. It was obvious, to me at least, that I was meant to be a dancer.
Sleep is a function of the parasympathetic nervous system, the system devoted to rest and digestion. Not surprisingly, sleep onset (the natural oncoming of sleep) and yoga are both associated with an increase in parasympathetic activity.
It just so happened that the theme for the lesson was interconnectedness. We would spend the time exploring partner poses, designed to build community and interdependence within the class. I told the students that this would be a chance to lighten the load that we'd all been carrying the past few days.
With wellness travel gaining popularity (it's already been labeled a major tourism trend of 2013), destination yoga retreats
The perfect antidote to the constant noise of busy, work-driven urban lives.
This is an interview with Kimberly Moon, who after a decade of human services work and practicing yoga began to merge these in the clinical work she was doing with at-risk youth in a residential treatment center in Massachusetts.
For some, holidays are about friends and family, eating copious amounts of comfort food, and enjoying our downtime. This year, in particular, we are faced with challenges that can weaken our immune system, and generally leave us feeling run-down, or drained. Here are some tips for getting back into the groove during holiday time.
Feeling agitated or stressed? Try this counting breath exercise with Larissa Hall Carlson in the video above. Larissa Hall