The niyamas, or restraints, are another set of practices outlined in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. If the yamas have a lot to do with our behavior toward others, practicing the niyamas, we cultivate good habits toward ourselves that help us live better lives.
Meditation has unquestionably direct positive affects on the individual and in turn it is passed on to those they come in contact with, there are also the more subtle positive affects that trickle out in more indirect ways on an ongoing basis, our children are so tuned into every up and down and also equally as tuned into the positive vibes we project.
There are many reasons why our kids will love (as they benefit from) our meditation practice, here’s 4.
I need all the help I can get with building arm, upper back and core strength – this is a great pose to weave into your practice. Build a small 10 minute daily sequence and bring this in on either side – two weeks and there will be a difference.
A really beautiful voice and stunning song for a steady mindful flow, nice to play during surya namaskar.
With the week being Valentines, Chest ( ♥ Heart ♥ ) Openers are the perfect focus.
Chest openers are some of the most rewarding stretches in yoga practice. They are a great way to open up the muscles in the chest to reverse forward leaning posture and they are great for creating freedom and space around your heart.