Catherine Reid's Yoga Journal & Blog
As We Live and Breathe
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.
Lineup Yoga, and a Gentle Class for You
We all stand in line sometimes, right? Might as well do something. I sometimes chat to the person next to me, but these days, maybe not.
Here are three things you can do while standing in line.
Still on the Fence About Autumn Yoga?
If Yoga is calling you, but you’re not sure about entering a studio again, please know that I will maintain the 2-metre distance between mats as we were doing in the spring at Nourish Wellness in Comox. This means the classes will be limited to 6 participants.
Autumn Yoga for You
Here’s a tweak to improve your Downward-Facing Dog pose. Also, autumn classes will start up next week!
Strategies for self-care and happiness
Over the past number of months, I’ve been learning about the importance of continually developing new strategies for self-care and happiness. Perhaps you’ve been doing the same; if so I’d love to hear about your techniques.
I hope you enjoy this short video containing some coping strategies which might help reduce stress and raise your mood.
Serenity in Difficult Times
You might rediscover serenity in a Yoga class, or through your own daily intentions. May your body and soul bask in contentment when you dip into the sweet pool of serenity.
Outdoor yoga raises $280 for Kus-kus-sum
Thanks once again to the community-minded participants of August’s outdoor Yoga classes.
We raised $280.00 in support of the Kus-kus-sum project.