I believe that health and fitness can and must be pursued from a spiritual standpoint.
Let’s talk about breathing and moving. Both complement each other. Breathing supplies the oxygen needed for enacting movement. Movement facilitates the proliferation of oxygen throughout the body. It is through movement that the overall tone of the body is maintained. Breathing exercises, per se, are critical for maintaining the pliability and the continued functionality of the … Continue reading Breathe and move . . . Move and breathe.
That is to say that today is a day to be cognizant of change. Every seasonal shift should give us pause to stop and reflect upon our current extant state.
Sidebends balance the body in that they lengthen the abdominal muscles, hips and (lateral) thighs
Practicing nude yoga assists in achieving deeper spiritual connections. This is due to the enhanced accumulation of cosmic vibration (energy, prana, chi)
Fullness of breath provides benefits which extend beyond (general) oxygenation of the blood.
Breathing fully can be revelatory for the body. Proper, full breathing is not promoted in modern society. Many modern activities undermine good posture and the ability to engage in full breathing. The process of full breathing can be trained through breathing practices contained in yogic and qigong repertoires. The practices in contained these disciplines encourage … Continue reading Considering Breath . . . . .
Dry Brushing (Skin Brushing) is a passive therapy that can assist in the quest of health and vibrance.
I still practice the harder style techniques but there is growing sensitivity to the accompanying softness and grounding.
Our breathing often glosses over the fullness of each inhalation and each exhalation. We often allow the uniqueness of each day to pass us by without our ever noticing. Yet, there is a completeness in each breath, in each passing day, that must be indulged to be utilized for our benefit. The act of bringing … Continue reading Our Daily Breath . . . . . .