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Tips for Managing Stress
February 28, 2017
This is a hilarious yoga class from CBC in Canada! Proof that even our neighbours to the north can have blue days (although here in the US I like to think its all rainbows and blue sky to up there!) Hope you enjoy it, I hope that your yoga teacher is nice to you and not too needy.            
November 27, 2016
These three mudras will bring you into your calming, soothing center and out of the chattering mind and ocean of emotion to be at peace once again. ADHI MUDRA "I am always calm in the center of my being." Place your thumbs inside your palms and gently make loose fists around thumbs. Turn hands downward on your lap. Notice your natural breath, sensing its natural rhythm through your body. Good...
"As I Welcome In all thoughts and feelings I rest in greater ease." Interlace fingertips together and create a heart shape that you hold in front of your heart! One of my favorite mudras for when I'm feeling a lot of emotion or I'm feeling stuck in an emotion because it brings my energy upward into my chest so my breath is more free and open and then my focus...
"My Inner Smile awakens the Bliss that is always present." I love how the pinky fingers are like the uplifted corners of the mouth as in a smile in this mudra! You can rest the backs of your hands on your lap; or with elbows at your waist float your hands chest height; or try Hansi Mudra in yoga postures like Warrior - Virabhadrasana or Bridge - Setu Bandhasana. Practicing...