Our Sunset Yoga Hike held at Pedernales Falls State Park this past Friday evening was magical. The sound of the water rushing around us, as the sun set on the horizon, was intoxicating. After, just a few, deep, full, body-cavity breaths…we practiced surrendering to the flow of nature with Sun-salutations. Final Meditation was fueled by […]
Take Your Practice Deeper
Hiking can be an excellent practice for mindfulness, meditation and gratitude. The beauty found in nature combined with the exercise of hiking opens one to a sense of gratitude and connectedness, at a deep level. Without question, Yoga is a mindful and meditative practice as well, but we don’t always have the luxury of […]
What Happens When You Breathe?
What Happens When You Breathe? By The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Breathing In (Inhalation) When you breathe in, or inhale, your diaphragm contracts (tightens) and moves downward. This increases the space in your chest cavity, into which your lungs expand. The intercostal muscles between your ribs also help enlarge the chest cavity. They […]