Our gratitude to you, Estuary yogis. Happy 2nd birthday to this wonderful community!
A reflection and prayer. Let’s continue to journey, together.
In the yogic tradition, Self (as opposed to little 's' self) refers to the state of a vast consciousness.
You may have felt this inter-connected, seemingly boundless feeling of peace or contentment as glimpses in your day - when you are most rested, most joyful, most at ease.
What if you’re able to inhabit this space more frequently, and more purposefully?
This practice involves few simple gestures, a few intentional breaths. It won’t ‘fix’ everything, but it will offer you an invaluable wider lens, past habits, fears and habits, on what is truly integral right here.
We are all too frequently taught to seek what is comfortable, averting from discomfort or challenge. We get caught in this loop of avoiding the things which will eventually need to be dealt with. It's a bit like leaving dishes in the sink, hoping that when you come back they will be a little easier to clean...
A short reflection on the power of pausing at the crossroads of each moment. A way to create purpose in how you direct the course of your day - and thus your life.
Chandra Bhedana, or Moon Piercing Breath, is a simple, quietly powerful pranayama. It involves taking mindful breaths through your left nostril.
Learn how to guide your body-mind towards o a more intuitive, steady state of being. A place from which we can make decisions and take action more patiently, wisely and kindly.