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.
There are five processes the are indispensable to proper functioning of the body. In increasing order of importance, they are elimination, digestion, rest, hydration, respiration.
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 . . . . . .
Without engaging in basic movement, the body will degenerate and become non-functional.
All of exercise is movement at the core. To live is to move. Movement is key to all processes in life. Nothing in the world stands still, waters, forests, weather patterns, ecosystems. Even the mountains are being built up and disintegrating – a constant and consistent cycle. The body is comprised of and exists … Continue reading Let’s Move
Walking is the oldest form of transportation known to nearly all terrestrial animals. For humankind, this mode of transportation was integral to dispersing around the globe. With the passage of time spiritual and religious groups began to incorporate conscious walking into their repertoires. Various breathing practices were also developed and sometimes incorporated with walking. This … Continue reading Walking Pranayama: My Personal Practice
bYoga is predominantly presented as a physical practice (asana) in the west. Yet, yoga is a discipline that creates, within the body vehicle, the developing and directing of internal energy. Various internal practices assist with the cultivation of energy. The bandhas are an internal energy aspect of yoga. Once grasped, the bandhas could be beneficial … Continue reading Bandhas – directing energy in yoga.
Wellness is often viewed as a state which can be ignored or as something beyond the reach of regular individuals. However, wellness is not only something that is attainable, it must be maintained for proper functioning of the mind and body. Many people spend their waking moments keeping up with bills, family and sundry tasks … Continue reading Wellness, Health: Why not??