One must do ‘something’ to keep the psycho-physio-spiritual mechanisms in tune.
Group fitness is a major part of the modern fitness tapestry and contributes to many people being consistent with their wellness endeavors.
Many people exercise. In that group, many exercise regularly. Yet, in that same group, how many recognize the importance for change in their routines?
Then you leave the studio, the ashram, the practice hall, the comfort of your own home. A little perturbation arises. Your spiritual practice is strong: you can do marathon sessions of meditation. Your Qigong practice is not just a series of randomly sequenced set of movements: you feel the energy flowing as you direct it. Your pranayama is expansive, full, focused and complete. The seamless intertwining of Puraka (Inhalation), Abhyantara Khumbaka (Full Inhale Hold), Rechaka (Exhalation), Bahya Khumbaka (Full Exhale Hold) occurs effortlessly. Then you leave the studio, the ashram, the practice hall, the comfort of your own home. A little perturbation arises. Someone does not signal there turn in traffic. The barista does not quite season your latte in the manner to which you have grown accustomed. A child shows disrespect toward the parent (or your child shows disrespect toward you). It is at these times that your practices must be part of your being. You must not allow your mind to wander, to become agitated. . . . You must come (back) to a Woo-SAHH moment.
Practicing nude yoga assists in achieving deeper spiritual connections. This is due to the enhanced accumulation of cosmic vibration (energy, prana, chi)
Awareness of the trappings of mundane existence can facilitate one’s elevation into a more spiritually balanced journey
The health of African-Americans can be bolstered through engaging in regular bouts of movement.
The ability to stimulate cross hemisphere communication, in relation to motor function, can help to improve and sustain cognitive abilities.
Nonetheless, I pondered his statements and it drove home the fact that (many) people (westerners) are socialized to view meditation with a HIGH Degree of circumspection. Meditation and meditating is mentioned 23 times in the (KJV) bible. Yet many still (choose to) remain ignorant as to what meditation really entails
Between his birth and his latter end, man passes through four chief stages of development, - infancy, adolescence, old age and death.