Body Image, Mental Health and Yoga
In the practice of yoga the external and internal meet. The physical body moves through a series of a postures, during which yogis attempt to clear the mind of thoughts and distractions engaging with the meditative side of practice. This meeting of internal and external means that yoga can have incredible effects on for your mental wellbeing and body image.
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Finding the Meaning of Mindfulness
What does it mean to be ‘Mindful’? If you google ‘Mindfulness’, all related searches are for products or definitions. Continue scanning the page and you find endless apps, books and courses. And to top it off you can find multiple different definitions.
So, before you spend your whole month’s wages on gadgets you need to decide what it means to achieve this state of ‘being Mindful’. And as with everything, it is not a ‘one size fits all’.
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Yoga for Anxiety and Stress
The mental health benefits of a regular Yoga practice
Yoga is often practised for its physical benefits. It helps you improve flexibility, builds muscle strength, increases joint mobility and balance, to mention a few. Did you know that foremost, yoga is a science of wellness that strives for physical well being and the union of mind and body? Continue reading “Yoga for Anxiety & Stress”