Hello! I'm just coming down from a very high weekend of teaching the chakras to the teacher trainees and yoga therapists-in-training at My Vinyasa Practice. They were a bright and engaging group, and I believe we all came away with a new understanding of ourselves in relation to our energy, life story, inhibitions, and gifts. But since I had never taught for 10 hours over a weekend before, I had to think a lot about preparing myself and conserving my energy for the long haul. My personal routine was paramount to my preparation. That routine starts first thing in the morning.
I believe that how we enter the day can set the tone for how the rest of the day will flow. So we best be mindful about it!
I was recently looking through some poetry in my personal library and came across a Mary Oliver poem that I think inspires a beautiful start to the day. We often practice Sun Salutations in yoga class, so a salute to the sun is a long standing practice...