Breathe Stress Away!

Breathe Stress Away!

Be the change you want to see…it starts with you to BE HERE NOW!!!

Stress is everywhere! This world is evolving at such a rapid pace fast that it is very easy to be taken over by external forces. Sad but true, stress is a choice these days yet SO IS PEACE! As John Lennon spread “All we are saying is give peace a chance” and this peace begins with you…NOW! YOU can say no to stress in any given moment! YOU have the power and control over your inner being…never mind the spinning out of control world out there, Peace begins with you!

AWARENESS is your first choice! Be aware of when stress takes you over, stop, give yourself a pat on the back for being aware enough to notice that stress is taking you over, focus on your breath, then consciously choose to BE HERE NOW and ask yourself, “how can I recognize peace right now”?

Most stress has to do with grasping. Holding on to the past or holding onto fear and control of the future. Be aware that you are stressed and then ask if it is past or future stress…tune in to the moment and BE HERE NOW! In this very moment CHOOSE to take 3 deep breaths and give peace a chance, RIGHT NOW!

Here is an exercise for you

In this moment make a “body fist” by squeezing and tightening everything in your body. Is this peace? NO! Can peace be received in this state NO! Now RELAX everything and let it all hang out. Expand and Feel the flow of life expressing itself through you. Be present, count your blessings, even the little ones like the birds are singing and the sun is shining. Be grateful for good health and grateful for a roof over your head.

In Yoga we call this aspect of Yoga discipline Aparagriha, which means, Non Grasping.

It is your precious choice to grasp or surrender, let go, trust and let flow.

What do you choose right now?

This is practicing living Yoga!!! Peace is a Choice and the first choice is to BE here now…what else can you do to Be Peace now. Can you grace yourself with permission to be here now? Say NO to stress!

Anastasia Love


Practice makes perfect.

12 benefits gained through the One Month Yoga Intensive Program

Hosted By Christopher Love of Loving Spirit

“ One ounce of practice is worth a ton of theory” Swami Sivananda.

Yoga is more than just physical exercise it is a way to unleash the full potential of the mind body organism. Through regular practice of yoga asana a practitioner is blessed with many benefits, these are not the goal of Yoga but rather side benefits. The true aim and goal is that of inner peace and divine communion known as “Self –Realization”.

There are many paths that lead to the divine destination, Yoga is one. No matter what faith our spiritual background a practitioner has regular practice of Hatha Yoga Postures will aid in the capacity of the aspirant toward the goal while also bringing benefit to the whole life. Traditionally the best time for Yoga is Early morning near sunrise, as this time of day is both calm and energizing, and it tunes one to the natural Rhythm of life.

The following 12 benefits are only some of the amazing gifts that cultivating a regular morning Yoga practice brings

1. Positive new habit to start day – Move the body, connect to breath, calm the mind, then start your day prepared for what will come.

2. Health for body and mind – The result of the physical postures and breath exercises has a calming effect on the mind, and a greater sense of peace and contentment.

3. Improved Flexibility – Good Flexibility can help prevent injury, reduce strain on the joints and allow for more graceful movement..

4. Increased vitality – Regular practice of Yoga will increase your prana or vital life force energy ,making you feel more energy and enthusiasm .

5. Improved strength – Yoga strengthens and tones all of the muscles and connective tissues of the body.

6. Greater endurance – Get more done without feeling tired .

7. Calm the mind – Feel clear and refreshed in the mind enabling you to plot the course of each day easily and effectively.

8. Reduce stress – yoga promotes the production and retention of the stress relieving neurochemicals of the brain naturally assisting you in staying calm, even in the storms of life.

9. Knowledge of the science of Yoga – Experience the best and most profound teacher and regular practice is the best way to gain experience.

10. Sleep better – Regular practice of yoga asana will help you sleep better.

11. Solid foundations in Yoga – Practice makes perfect, the more you practice the better you will get.

12. Become more productive – With a healthy body and happy mind you can do more things productively and joyfully.

This Autumn you have the opportunity to start this practice for yourself with the Loving Spirit One Month Yoga Intensive.

We call it an Intensive because intensity is required for great things to happen. Coal can only become a diamond through the intensity of pressure from the earth. You can only become the Yogi you are meant to be through intensity of practice.

Join now to find out what you are made of.

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