Posts tagged musings of an astro yogi
Activation within your yoga practice…what does it mean?

Do you know the difference between being active and passive in your body? The difference between engaging and just hanging out in a yoga pose? The affect it has on your body between forcing or activating your way through your yoga practice?

Activation in the body is about being aware of how you are moving and placing your body on the mat, into AND out of yoga poses. Engaging muscles to build strength to hold yoga poses and protect the joints. Being gentle and mindful of your body and listening to how your body reacts rather than pushing for the pose or going to your edge every single time!

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Find your comfort zone and then go beyond it

When we bring water to earth we create mud /clay and that can create beautiful things. If you can identify your comfort zone and find little ways to take yourself beyond your comfort zone you’ll find so much more than you imagined.

The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears - Dan Stevens

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Connecting to your inner warrior through your Yoga practice

Aries - the fighter, ruled by Mars the God of War! They are assertive and here with a purpose and are not easily deterred. Once an Aries knows their cause they will fight for it.

Maya Angelo, was not only a poet and a singer but a civil rights activist - one of my favourite quotes from Maya Angelo is:

‘A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a flowing river. She goes where she will without pretence and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself’

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Full moon in Libra, Sun in Aries ~ Bringing playfulness and laughter into your yoga practice

Aries is all about fire, energy, get up and go and its all about ‘me’, the self or ego. Where as Libra, though they like movement being an Air sign, they are all about balance - being represented by the scales! They love to focus on the other person in their life rather than themselves and Fire needs the air to fuel them. Have you ever watched a bonfire as the flames dance in the wind? This combo can work really well together as long as one doesn’t drown out the other.

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Finding strength & foundations in your Vinyasa practice

Aries are the first sign of the zodiac, ruled by Mars - the God of War, their element is fire and rules the head. Aries represents the individual and can be headstrong, assertive and decisive.

Yes Aries is linked to strength, passion, motivation but Aries also rule at self care, self love & self esteem. You can tap into that by finding these foundations in your Yoga practice.

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