Breath

I’ve spent the morning deepening my relationship with my breath. I listened, I watched, I experimented, I balanced. I took in as much as it as I could and then deflated my lungs completely. I practiced sending it to various parts of my body to … Continue readingBreath

Take a Break

Take a break. Just breathe. Be present for a few moments. Close your eyes if you’d like. Relax the shoulders back and down. Take a huge breath in, suspend it for a moment, and then release it out.   Feel better?   It’s important for … Continue readingTake a Break

Lines of focus

Breath in. Breath out. I’m watching the breath, being the breath, embracing the breath. Breath leads my focus. It’s where the meditation begins. Going deeper into the breath narrows my focus. Distractions drop away as I consider the breath, the aspects and what it is … Continue readingLines of focus

Tense up to fly

As I was planning one of my Vinyasa classes I realized how many of the asana’s named for birds require some sort of tension or even a bind first. Bakasana (crow) needs a squeezing in of the the forearms and the shins. A tightening of … Continue readingTense up to fly