Across the struggles and challenges that we face, it’s easy to fall into feelings of self-blame, guilt, and worthlessness. The narratives we attach ourselves to can often lead us to seeing (and believing) the worst in ourselves. But more often than not, the supposed “truths” we tell ourselves are often not true at all. How, […]
You may have already heard of yoga blocks and straps, and may even have a couple of these handy props in your personal inventory. But if you haven’t gotten your hands on yoga bolsters yet, there’s an entire roster of reasons as to why you should. But first: What are yoga bolsters for?
Nadi shodhana or alternate nostril breathing is a type of pranayama. It helps soothe and calm the nervous system, support respiratory health, and promote improved oxygen flow. Here’s how to practice nadi shodhana:
Experiencing stress, anxiety, and depression can leave us feeling chaotic and conflicted–especially amidst a pandemic. Though there are many healthy ways to manage and cope with these, one way is to practice mindfulness and meditation. Today’s meditation is all about finding comfort amidst conflict.
It’s normal for the mind to stray away and wander off. And during meditation, it’s especially common for the mind to jump from one thought to the next. One tip to catch your thoughts is to follow the breath.
By now, you’ve probably tried yin, vinyasa, or even ashtanga yoga. And if you enjoy the heat, energy, and vitality of the latter, then you’ll definitely want to try Baptiste Yoga. But what is Baptiste Yoga?