Yoga and alchemy are practices of transformation. Through them, one endeavors to dissolve the ego self and to go beyond the mundane centered nature imbued therein.
There is a train of thought in some yoga circles that using props in this pose must adhere to certain strict guidelines. Placing a block between the knees provides a different kinesthetic stimulation to the body.
The many benefits of yoga asana practice are not sustainable in the absence of consistent practice.
Movement receives minimal consideration within present day society. The availability of modern convenience is anathematic to engaging in wholesome, healthy movement. Many people regard movement (not necessarily exercise) as the domain of the young. Yet, even in cases of less than optimal health, the design of the body is faciliatory of movement. Lack of movement … Continue reading More movement, please!
Physiological aging can be concurrent with the chronological aging process. Yet, one can enacts measures to mitigate the impact of chronology.
Chronological aging is the aging process associated mainly with the passage of time. As life on earth is temporal in nature, there is not much that can be done that allows for circumvention of chronology. Organs become less functional. The ability of a 20-year old’s heart to pump 10 times the needed blood capacity decreases … Continue reading Constituents of Chronological Aging
Aging is a process that occurs in 3 dimensional (3D) reality. There is a beginning, a middle and a seeming endpoint in all things. bb
Asana is designed to improve and to maintain the resilience of the body. The various asana are actually modes of re-positioning the body. This facilitates a more expansive bloodflow to areas that are typically not thoroughly reached and assisting one to open up the body from several directions. With increased bloodflow come oxygen and nutrients … Continue reading Spinal Splendidness
Twisting is a movement that is addressed less as age ensues
Sidebends balance the body in that they lengthen the abdominal muscles, hips and (lateral) thighs