Tuesday was Remembrance Day in Canada. It is a day to honour and thank the men and women in the armed forces who have served so that we can live in a beautifully free country. Everyone of them gave something and some of them gave all. This is selfless service. Karma yoga is about service. […]
Do you sit at your computer all day long? If yes, it is likely you hunch and your shoulders roll forward. Over time, this can end up causing tension, aches and pains. This is uncomfortable, decreases focus and is not good for your posture. Eagle Arms provides a nice stretch for the shoulders and upper back. It
Does this sound familiar at all? It’s 2 a.m. You turn over. Adjust the pillow. Tug on the blanket. Stare at the ceiling. Look at the clock. 2:05 a.m. Where the &#*!@ is that elusive sweet slumber?! There are probably a thousand different things that cause insomnia. Overactive mind, stress, caffeine, medical conditions, change in activity levels, time change!
Yoga is itself creative and also inspires creativity. Below, find a short yoga flow designed to ignite your creative spark. Postures include: Goddess Warrior 2 Warrior 1 Warrior 3 The Warrior postures are strong and grounding. However this sequence is also dynamic and flowing with with no static holds. The intention is to get the
Do you think of yourself as a creative person? As a kid, I loved to write, draw, paint, dance, make random crafts, and invent plays and talent shows for anyone willing would watch. But then I stopped. Not sure why. Maybe the “grownup” me believed that these things weren’t important or that I wasn’t creative.
I love supported bridge pose. I would say it is one of my all-time favourites! It is a really nice restorative backend that is great for gently opening the lower spine as well as the chest.
Growing up, did you ever hear, “sit up straight, don’t slouch!” This is something I say to my kids frequently. They are little computer addicts and probably spend far too many hours there! My posture isn’t horrible but I do sit in weird positions. As I type this, I have one foot tucked under me,
Slouched over your computer all day long …? Yoga can help overcome some of the detrimental effects that modern life has on our on posture. Yoga nurtures good posture by lengthening the spine, creating awareness of postural alignment, strengthening the back muscles and fostering the natural curves of the spine. Have a look at the sequence below
There are three situations that really test my patience – Walmart, meetings and long drives with my two boys. Patience is “the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.” Yoga has definitely made me more patient. This isn’t to say that I don’t get annoyed by long-winded meeting
This past week, Jill (check out her site here!) and I were emailing back and forth about this posture, also called – “Pose Dedicated to Lord Vishnu.” It is not one that I have practiced very much. So I decided to play around and give it a try. Not as easy as it looks … a few rather