Yoga & Wellness

Stress Physiology and Yoga

#goodMorningSunshine 🌻#morningsAreBeautiful 🍀#rituals of #theBeautifulJourney  This is week #15 of twice daily exercise started during lockdown. Mornings are dedicated to yoga, evenings to a mix of types of exercises. The evenings are continuing with Heather Robertson’s 12 week program, this having been the 6th week. On top of that I add my own selection of […]

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Back to Basics

#goodMorningSunshine 🌻#morningsAreBeautiful 🍀#rituals of #theBeautifulJourney This week I decided to go back to basics so I can learn more about the techniques behind the yoga poses. The course was by Nikki Estrada. Although I have been doing yoga for many weeks now, I now finally feel I have enough patience to slow down and take […]

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The 7 Chakras

#goodMorningSunshine 🌻#morningsAreBeautiful 🍀#rituals of #theBeautifulJourney Mornings, this week, were about the 7 day program that covers the chakras, run by Sianna Sherman, while the evening were the usual progression through the different body areas through various fitness and cardio exercises. Each class in the program was dedicated to a chakra and talked about it while […]

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Functional yoga and CARs

#goodMorningSunshine 🌻#morningsAreBeautiful 🍀#rituals of #theBeautifulJourney Lately, while gardening, I’ve noticed I try to do various tasks while assuming a yoga position and was wondering why I’ve never seen a ‘functional yoga’ video. I haven’t looked for one, but figured I would have come across it by now. Regardless, I must say that some chores feel […]

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The somatic experience

#goodMorningSunshine 🌻#morningsAreBeautiful 🍀#rituals of #theBeautifulJourney This week had a different rhythm, mornings were quite slow, like a meditation through movement, while the evenings remained as intense as always. One of the morning classes was about the somatic experience which brings a focus on the lived experience of the body and the subtle energy. Through awareness […]