Yoga is an ancient mind and body practice dating back more than 5000 years. Various styles of yoga combine physical poses or postures (known as asanas) with breathing exercises, and meditation, or relaxation. Yoga harmonizes development of the body, mind, and spirit. The continued practice of yoga will lead you to a sense of peace and well-being, and also a feeling of being at one with your environment.
Sound too good to be true? We can understand why you might think so, but there are scientific studies to back up the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of yoga. Keep reading to learn more.
The health benefits of yoga are wide-ranging, and encompass your physical health, mental health, and spiritual health. When you practice yoga, you are working on all three areas at once. That is part of the beauty of this ancient art. Whether you’re a beginner or have been practicing yoga for years, learning about all of the benefits will...
Here at DailyRitual.live, we offer several levels of online, interactive primal movement classes. When we refer to primal movement, we mean classes that go beyond traditional yoga, to incorporate Bowspring, Budokon, martial arts, functional movement, and more. Primal movement helps maintain the natural curves of the spine and balances your body with holistic and engaged movement. And by using the inclusive name of primal movement, we can remain open, unique, expansive, creative, and free.
In primal movement classes, we:
Whether you’re looking for a new fitness routine, to improve balance and posture, to improve flexibility or just want to try something new, primal movement may be just the thing. We...
You may have heard the term manifestation thrown around lately. There are enough books on manifestation to fill a library. But just what is manifestation? Whether you’ve been manifesting successfully for years, or you’re new to the topic, today we hope to share some insight into the principles of manifestation.
Simply put, manifestation is turning a thought or desire into its physical equivalent. In other words, if you can dream it or imagine it, you can use the power of manifestation to create it in your life.
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” ~Henry David Thoreau
The word manifestation comes from the Latin root “manifestare” which means “make public.” So when you manifest, you make your goals and dreams public. You stop daydreaming about them and bring them into the physical world.
Whether you realize it or not, you are always manifesting, Whether...
Here at DailyRitual, many of us practice meditation daily. The habitual process of training our minds to focus and redirect our thoughts has helped us and our clients in too many ways to count. You can think of meditation as exercise for your brain. And just like any exercise, meditation yields benefits.
The benefits of meditation affect your mind, body, and soul. While we break down the benefits, you will realize that the physical, mental health, and spiritual benefits are all intertwined.
Research shows that there are numerous physical benefits of meditation. And when we say physical benefits, we don’t mean building muscle or increasing flexibility. The physical benefits are more subtle, but can include:
Stress can wreak havoc on your body, with increased heart rate, high blood pressure, fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, and more. Chronic stress can lead to multiple physical and mental...