Catherine Reid's Yoga Journal & Blog
As the days shorten, and summer’s bright joys are fading , what are you looking forward to in November? How about some enchanting self-care? Save the date: Sunday, November 12 from 930 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Venue: Open Heart Mind Centre (OHM) – 495 Williams Beach Road, Merville, BC
Outdoor Yoga starts next week! When was the last time you lay down on the ground and just breathed? Ahh, what a delight.
“There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.” Rumi
This 3-minute video has more ideas to aid in better nighttime rest.
I thought I knew a fair amount about breathing from numerous decades of doing Yoga, but there were surprises in James Nestor’s book Breath. In this extensively-researched book, the author explores both ancient teachings and leading-edge science to help us understand the importance of proper breathing techniques for vibrant health and wellbeing. It will change your perceptions – and perhaps your habits – around this thing that you do about 20,000 times a day, mostly unconsciously.
(Post Update) You’ve probably heard of the multiple benefits of meditation, such as stress relief, pain management, possible memory improvement, and others. Are you thinking, "blah, blah, blah..."? Does learning how to meditate excite you about as much as organizing...
Greetings, Let's face it – if we spend time working in the yard, we often end up with a sore back. Here are some ideas for you to prevent the ache. Warm up first. I know, it sounds so boring. But it could be just a frisky walk before heading out to the garden. ...