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Making time for practice

Whatever it takes to get us to the mat…

The busier life gets, the more important Yoga becomes, and while crib notes may work for politicians, there are better ways to get your Om on.  

Sri Brahmananda Saraswati would say “Practice 10 minutes in the morning, 10 minutes in the evening, how hard is that?” When a reluctant student said “I don’t have 10 minutes in the morning!”  he replied “oh, then you need an hour!”  

1. Make it a priority.  Remember how good you feel after your Yoga.  Plant the seeds for a daily practice.

2. Mark the classes you plan to attend on your calendar.   Go ahead, turn ahead to next month and write those classes in too!

3. Some people like to have a Yoga buddy.  Take turns driving to class, and now they’re counting on you.

4. Technology can help,  Nowadays it’s very-easy to send yourself a class reminder. Set it once and it will remind you every week.  Check out one of the many free email and text message reminder services and Apps available on the web.

 

5. If you can’t make the time for a full practice, 10-15 minutes of Yoga can really help keep the peace.

 

If that’s a challenge, Individual sessions really shine here, where we work together to develop a personalized home-practice.  

Hope this helps, I’d love to hear your ideas on making time to practice, just click on comment link and let us know how you get to the mat.

Om Shanti, I’ll see you in class.

John

P.S.  check out the First Day of Spring countdown timer!, scroll down the left hand side of my website.  We’ll be gathering for our special spring equinox class.  email me your rsvp.  -j   

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:30+00:00 February 24th, 2010|creativity, Yoga|Add Your Comment

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Namaste. I've been practicing and teaching Peace, Yoga, and Mindful living for many years. What comes out in class is from decades of going inwards. I love sharing what is rising in my practice and my day to day life of noticing more about this incredible world we live in. Peace -j

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