Moving mindfully is known to increase wellness and mental health (as it is a form of moving meditation). Make your movements intentional, yet fun and creative with the inspiration from the 5 stories below.
See how one woman is able to do 108 sun salutations every Sunday, simply by experiencing gratitude in To the Sun, with Love.
Holistic Exercise Helps Patients with Dementia Holistic exercise is being used to enhance the lives of patients with dementia. Movement forms like yoga and tai chi are improving their emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual life.
Yoga for the Moon Cycles Check out this self-reflective moon yoga series to tap deeper into your emotional body to stabilize and balance within.
Tai Chi Slows Aging What if there were a youth “serum” that kept your body supple, strong healthy and vibrant. Well there just might be in the martial arts for Tai Chi. Tai Chi is often described as meditation in motion. This ancient Chinese practice has many proven health benefits, from lowering stress levels and boosting memory to increasing flexibility and improving balance. Now, a new study reveals that the long term practice of Tai Chi can slow the aging process by boosting certain types of stem cells.
Expressing Myself Through Nia Nia is the exciting new form of expressive dance. It’s a dynamic fusion of moves from dance, martial arts, and healing arts that integrates body, mind, emotions, and spirit.
What are your favorite forms of mindful movement? Please share below.