Wherever You Go, There You Are

I started reading an interesting book on meditation by John Kabat-Zinn. It is called “Wherever you go, there you are: mindfulness meditation in everyday”. It is a simple guide on how to introduce breath-focused mindfulness meditation into a busy daily life. Every chapter has a “TRY THIS” section. One of them read:

5 Ways to Take Your Yoga Practice to The Next Level

Yoga is a powerful instrument that can bring health, energy, and peace to anyone willing to devote time to a regular yoga practice. Yoga revives your muscles and opens joints, it makes you comfortable in your own body and with time encompasses all aspects of a human life. With a regular yoga practice you sleep better, wake up more rested, have more energy throughout the day, your mind becomes clear and more focused. Suddenly things that created chaos out of your life seem just another interesting challenge. Life in general becomes a lot more colorful.


Yogis Unite! Wondering how you’re going to stay sane and healthy amid the holiday
mayhem? Join us for HOLIDAYASANA, a one month healthy living challenge bringing together 14 of New York‘s top yoga studios. The challenge starts December 1st, but you can sign up now at socialworkout.com/holidayasana. The mission: Practice yoga 20 times; eat 25 very healthy meals; volunteer 60 minutes for someone in need; and avoid using ANY disposable plastic bags. That’s right: It’s about living healthy and green, and giving a little back. We’ll track our progress online, and hold each other accountable. Together we can bring a bit of good yoga love to the city! Join us!   www.socialworkout.com/holidayasana.