Anuvittasana ‘standing back bend’ is a basic pose that allows us to work on opening the chest and strengthening the spine for deeper back bends. Standing with the feet fairly close together and the head, neck, and spine in straight alignment, relax the body and breathe deeply, finding your stability and ease. Use your exhale …
“Stop the words now. Open the window in the center of your chest and let the spirits fly in and out.” ~ Rumi Have a peaceful Wednesday, xo
“In your heart must well that sympathy which soothes away all pains from the hearts of others.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda Have a very lovely Monday! xo
“As the Sun shines upon my heart, so may my heart shine upon others!” The Upanishads Enjoy this snowy day, friends! xo
“While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.” ~ St. Francis of Assisi In a world full of craziness, hate, and war, many people turn to blame and judgment of those they consider the enemy as they speak of wanting a better world. What …
“If the eye of the heart is open, in each atom there will be one hundred secrets.” ~ Attar (Sufi Poet)
“If you wish to know me, look inside your heart.” ~ Lao-Tsu
“Weigh the true advantages of forgiveness and resentment to the heart. Then choose.” ~ Jack Kornfield A simple yet profound approach.
“There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple: the philosophy is kindness.” ~ H. H. Dalai Lama
“The word ‘impossible’ is only in the mind and not in the heart.” ~ Sri Chinmoy Truth!