Monthly Archives: July 2012

Father Time… Please Slow Down

Father Time… Please Slow Down

time running through an hour glassJust when you think time can’t more any faster it seems to me it can.  Is the rule the older you get the shorter the minutes, days and years seem and time just flies by at a pace that’s super impossible to keep up with?

I realized recently that my current thinking toward time passing me by was resulting in a feeling of being completely out of control….never a comforting feeling.  So in an effort to slow the clock down and gain some of my power back, I decided I must change my thinking and a few of my habits.

As with any problem, a good place to start is my current beliefs or perceptions of what the problem is.

Perceived Problem:  Time is passing me by (way too quickly).

Perceived Result: Feeling completely out of control (and a bit depressed / scared… you name it…I was feeling it). Read the rest of this entry

Yoga Props – Yoga Blocks and Yoga Straps

Yoga Props – Yoga Blocks and Yoga Straps

yoga block in useYoga master B.K.S. Iyengar is credited with popularizing yoga in the West, and even today in his 90s, he continues to practice yoga. He’s also credited with introducing the use of yoga props. Although modern students may not consider yoga towels and yoga mats props, per se, but rather necessities, these, as well as other tools, such as yoga blocks and yoga straps, are part of many yoga studios today. Iyengar believes that using props promotes proper alignment and body mechanics when performing the asanas (poses).

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