sit up tall and close your eyes. relax the muscles of your face. relax your shoulders. close your mouth and breathe gently through your nose. take a few breaths at your own pace, with your own rhythm and intensity. observe how the breath feels and where it flows, without changing or judging. then, working without … Continue reading quiet breathing
going through hard times changes us. we don't always come out stronger; we do come out different. sometimes it takes distance to evaluate and digest. time helps to heal. in the best cases, strength and wisdom emerge. in any case, sharing our struggles can be therapeutic. ---x--- i had a few scares early in pregnancy … Continue reading there and back
in yoga, we focus on the breath. while different types of breath can have distinct energetic and physical effects on the body, the only real requirement that we have for survival is that we continue to breathe. what is most commonly recommended in yoga classes is to close the mouth and breathe through the nose. … Continue reading breathe in. breathe out. repeat.