Archive: July 2016

Musings on wholebeing@work
body scan

body scan

In the heat of summer it's hard to get motivated to move some days. You may just want to lie down. That's a great choice and a perfect time to practice the body scan. It's not a medical procedure but a mindfulness practice and can even be part of your yoga practice during savasana. During...

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focus on four for summer

focus on four for summer

Summer is hot...how to keep cool. Focus on these four poses to keep calm and cool. Sitali and Sitkari breath: cooling breaths. A simple forward fold with a reach and stretch up with an inhale then hinging forward, taking your time to exhale. Low lunge Anjaneyasana helps lengthen the...

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slowing things down

slowing things down

Summer's here so there is more light and heat which often leads to getting overheated. And with that feeling of too much heat often comes more self criticism, competitiveness and inpatience. In Ayuveda, the sister science of yoga these are aspects of the pitta. If your dosha configuration...

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dosha who?

dosha who?

The 4th of July is Summer. With the fireworks celebrations, and higher temperatures in most places, we are deep into the Pitta Season. Some like it hot and others are not so fond of the intensity of this time of year. Much of how you respond to the seasons is connected to your dosha. Your what?...

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