Just Breathe

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Today I was reminded by a friend how awesome the breath in our practice really is. You see my friend is in top shape, he is a trainer, surfer, all around athlete but yogi has never been on his list of credentials. I had the honor of having him in class today (his 4th yoga class ever) and we were able to chat after. First, he explained me, “this might sound weird but my crown is open and buzzing within the first 10 minutes of class” (hearing this lit my crown up). Second it came to, “I feel a bit awkward, my body won’t go there” This is where we came into conversation about the need to just breathe. The breath in our practice is major and so often gets overlooked. Physically the breathe makes the movement more effortless. With every inhale it is easier to open into a posture and every exhale allows us to clear the space for a deeper fold. It is a constant in and out that is as fluid as the ocean waves coming onto shore. Mentally the breathe keeps us present, if you are truly focused on the breathe you cannot be focused on … Read More