Mind Body Muscle Connection

You Are What You Think You Are That is actually a truer statement than you may realize. During any physical exertion, what we are focusing on mentally takes on an important role.  As an example, if you begin to think that you’re pressed for time and have a huge list of things to do, then…

Yoga Triggers The Relaxation Response

Yoga Triggers The Relaxation Response Dependably Well Stress is unavoidable and in fact is necessary for life. You need stress for creativity, learning, and your very survival on a day to day basis. Stress is only harmful when it becomes overwhelming and interrupts the healthy state of equilibrium that your nervous system needs to remain…

Camel Pose

This is a graceful backbend that stretches and opens your entire body, particularly the frontal region. The neck, chest and quadriceps derive most of the benefit of this posture. Not only does it develop these regions, but it also works on and strengthens your back, significantly improving posture. If executed perfectly it can act as…

Meditation Solutions

Meditation Solutions Using Breath Why breath? Paying attention to the breath is a great way to anchor yourself in the present moment. Notice your breath streaming in and out. There’s no need to regulate the breath – just let it be natural. Counting as you breathe If you are having difficulties settling, you can try…