A Simple Practice to Move Your Body Before You Meditate

Cara Bradley affords an invigorating motion observe to stabilize the nervous system earlier than meditating.

On this video, Cara Bradley encourages us to stabilize the nervous system and settle the thoughts with seated meditation and a motion observe.

Transfer. Breathe. Sit.

1. Facet Sways

Shifting your backbone side-to-side invigorates your total physique. On an inhalation, attain your arms ahead and up. As you exhale, decrease your arms down by your sides. Inhale and are available again to middle with each arms overhead. Repeat for 3-5 breaths.

Together with your arms again at middle and overhead, exhale and tilt to the left. Attain each arms to the left till you are feeling a light-weight stretch. Inhale and return to middle. Repeat on either side for 3-5 breaths.

2. Twist

Maintain your arms up degree together with your shoulders and attain back and forth whereas twisting your torso. Repeat this movement for 3-5 breaths.

3. Single Knee to Chest

Begin by gently stretching your decrease again and hips. Whereas standing, inhale slowly and pull your proper knee in to your chest. Exhale and launch. Inhale and pull the left knee in. Repeat this sequence for 3-5 full breaths.

4. Decrease Again Stretch

Bend your knees barely and produce your elbows to your knees. Inhale as you straighten your legs and exhale as you bend your knees. Transfer at comfy rhythm. Proceed the sequence for 3-5 breaths.

Be taught to make use of your physique as a instrument for mindfulness observe shift right into a state of calm and ease.
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  • Cara Bradley
  • April 2, 2019

5 Minutes: Synchronize your physique and thoughts with motion, breath, and stillness.
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  • Cara Bradley
  • April 9, 2019

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