Saturday Yoga – Let Go or Be Dragged

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My hips flexors woke me up this morning.

Oooh weeeeee were they sore.

It’s a good thing. It’s hard for me to get into parts of my hips. But yesterday at Jivamukti Jersey City, Austin’s class went deep in my hips even though it didn’t seem like it at the time. I think it’s because I was letting go.

In the midst of change I can get a little down right stubborn.

But as the asana practice took us into the hips I found myself thinking about my previous relationships. Nothing specific. Just a feeling. Instead of ignoring it or distracting myself, I decided to go deeper. Typically when I fold my hip flexors clench. But yesterday there was none of that. I don’t know if it has to do with some recent changes in my life. But the more I let go of things and situations that don’t serve me, the more my body opens up to the present.

My hips don’t lie.

2015 is my year of living mindfully. Are you here, now?

Namaste y’all.

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Hump Day Slump? Listen to a Five-Minute Meditation for Mental Clarity (SFW)

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Feeling that slump creep up on you? Take five minutes to regain clarity and focus. Listen to the meditation below. Turn that hump day slump into a chump.

Namaste y’all!

2015 is the year of living mindfully, are you in the moment?

Thursday Yoga

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This year I will move purposely and mindfully. And I will stumble understanding that falling is part of the process. There is no perfect way. Things are as they are.

 

Namaste y’all.

Sunday Yoga – Live with a Whole Heart

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2015 is my year of living mindfully.

I’m working on being present in every moment. In a class on January 1, David Life talked about the notion of waiting.

Am I living when I am waiting? Or have I temporarily taken myself out of the moment because I am anticipating what’s next? And when I do that am I really living in a way that’s present?

The next time I catch myself waiting, for anything it’ll be a time to be present by observing. There’s no point in my living five steps ahead waiting for something that hasn’t happened yet.

Namaste y’all.

Friday Yoga – Go Left

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Sometimes it’s simple. If you are pushing to make as aspect of life work and it isn’t, back off. What we resist persists. It may even be where the solution is.

2015. The year of living mindfully.

Namaste y’all.