When I ask people what they would like to get out of a one day workshop many people express a need to relax, unwind, give back to themselves and spend more time in practice. Many workshops fail to recognize the need for a focus on embodied practice – that being a decent amount of time spent and focused on practice - time to ‘feel, time to register and time for integration and reflection’. In this way the practices find their mark, or land within the body space and people find
I know I said that the 'humming bee ' breath is gold when it comes to inducing calm - well this one just has to be 'platinum' then. Here is another of my favorite breathing techniques that is effective in calming the mind by drawing the easily fragmented attention inwards, naturally and without relying on yet another stimulus to do it.
Another little gem to insert in those moments when you need to move from a dissipated, scattered and inefficient state, towards a more har