This is known as the law of inertia and practically speaking, a resting body (ball, planet, whatever) isn't going anywhere unless it's given a nudge or a push.
"What does this have to do with yoga you may ask?"
Well, how often has it happened to you that you have low energy levels and lack the desire to do anything, but as soon as you start taking action you immediately feel better? This could be anything from that task that you know you need to do, but keep putting off and off, to simply going for a mid-day walk in the fresh air every day.
You return feeling much more energised and ready for the next task. Both of these examples lifts that state of 'inertia' simply because of the associated action. Yoga has the same effect.
An early morning yoga session gets the body moving. The oxygen that enters the lungs and oxygenates the blood spreads through the body, bringing life force or prana that makes us feel renewed and energised.
Yoga increases the prana or life force in the body by removing blockages along the spinal cord which helps to smooth the energy flow. With that comes a sense of calm and a glow that prepares us for the day in a positive mental and physical state.
"A long journey always begins with a first step!"
It is up to us to take that first step to a more energised self. I invite you to take the first step on your personal yoga journey to a more energised, healthier you.
Anne Marie completed an 18-month yoga teacher training through Yoga Campus in London in February 2020 to share the magical benefits of yoga with others.
She also recently completed a PTSD and Yoga4Health certifications through The Minded Institute to help people dealing with trauma and those who want to start a healthier lifestyle through yoga.
Helping business owners to create a supportive working environment that will have a positive impact on their business. The benefits, that flow from the holistic and systemic approach from yoga, will have a rippling effect on the health of all employees, their families, their communities and all stakeholders from the bottom up and equally from the top down.
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