Nothing is more of a drag than poor health or annoying injuries so at the very least remember that all that you learn on your mat will help you learn how to walk, run, dance, swim, hike, think, breathe the right way.
Remember that while strength and speed have their place, dexterity, coordination, agility, focus, efficiency and range of motion are just some of the other tools that are required for optimal movement. Because yoga is so all-inclusive, yoga fills in the gaps of your training, speeds recovery and ensures that you don't have any weak links in your musculo-skeletal system.
It's play for adults, who never get to stand on one foot and pretend they're a tree. It lets you try new things without fear. It's a chance to meet like-minded people and learn something new. It teaches you about yourself..more »
"You have to decide that you want it. You can't wish or hope your way to reach your goals; you actually have to do the work."
It doesn't have to take up your whole life, but you need to commit. Train your yourself to think of it not as optional, but as necessary. Practicing yoga starts with being conscious in all aspects of your life, fully embodying who you are and taking charge of your life.
From movement to manifestation, yoga offers a wholehearted awakening to life's potential. More than 15 years later Nicole is still amazed by yoga's magic & inspiration.more →
As Maria Robinson once said, "Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." Nothing could be closer to the truth. But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things that have been holding you back.
Here are some ideas to get you started.. 1. Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you.
Anxiety is the body and mind's response to a dangerous or distressing situation. Everyone experiences some degree of anxiety at some time. However, anxiety can occur persistently, often triggered by vague notions of a threat, and interfere with normal activities. When this happens, it's called an anxiety disorder.
Modalities such as meditation, homeopathy, yoga, breathwork, herbs and other therapies offer a holistic approach towards treating the source of the problem rather than the symptoms.