The goal of yoga is to carry this flow with us into our life off the mat. What would this holiday season look like if we approach this holiday season with “flow,” to make ourselves happier and healthier? Here are a few ways to do this.
“The unexpected happened and there was nothing I could do about it. All I could do was take the blows, breathe through them, and cherish the moments in between. This yoga practice has given me access to the power of choice. I get to choose how to respond to life’s everyday challenges…”. Read Athena’s personal story.
Read how yoga impacts Shelly’s life. Excerpt, “I realized this was a new path for me. A practice of patience, long-term growth, and self-acceptance. I have also learned the art of forgiveness. I forgave myself and what I perceived as my broken body and I learned to love it again after it failed me.”
Your dose of yoga inspiration. Excerpt “The practice reminds me (time and time again) to take myself out of negative thought patterns when they crop up and not dwell in that space”
Here are a few tips for after you have shown up to yoga class, done the hard work and challenged yourself on your mat. Read more.
Read how yoga impacts Aubrey’s life. Excerpt, “Yoga has taught me that things in life are hard, some are more difficult than others, but you show up and get the work done. The challenging times will not last forever and they will forever make you stronger.”
Your dose of yoga inspiration. Excerpt “While it sounds like a cliché, the next step after an end is a new beginning, a new chapter, and keeping this in mind can give you a sense of a fresh start. And while the particular circumstances are new, the process itself is familiar. You have, after-all, made transitions before – whether it was changing neighborhoods, homes, relationships, jobs. You know the terrain of transition better than you believe – you’ve acquired experience and skills along the way. You can do this.”
Finding time for your yoga practice is hard but not impossible. Here are 8 tips to make time to consistently get on your mat and enjoy the benefits of yoga.