It is vital to spend time nourishing yourself...making and eating good food to fuel your body to feel your best, getting enough sleep and exercising regularly, so that you feel energetic, alive and healthy. Equally important is taking the time to nourish your inner being. What activities feed your soul? Find your purpose, your thing, your passion that awakens your deepest desire to live your best life and makes you come alive.
Create a unique piece of art.
Connect with a special friend.
Cook a healthy dinner.
Contemplate in nature.
Capture an inspirational moment in a photo.
Cultivate a garden sanctuary.
Capture the perfect wave.
Nourish your soul every day. Live your life to the fullest!
Falls Trail, Rainbow Falls State Park, Chehalis, Washington
"Wild Thing. You make my heart sing."
Yoga Pose: Wild Thing Camatkarasana
There is no comparison to doing yoga on the beach. Let your heart shine bright in this big expression of fun and freedom.
Foundation. Begin in Adho Mukha Savasana (Downward Facing Dog).
Set your intention.
Move. Inhale and lift your right leg up behind you as you shift your weight into your left hand and foot. Firmly grip the ground with your left hand. Bend your right knee. Roll to the outer border of the left foot. Trust yourself to drop your right foot to the ground behind you. Balance on your toes at first. Extend through the left heel to keep the left leg fully engaged.
Torso. Arch through the upper back. Engage the shoulder blades against the back of the rib cage. Press your right foot firmly on the ground.
Arm. Extend your right arm from your heart center to the sky. Continue to press your left hand into the ground.
Gaze. Soften your jaw and eyes. Keep neck in a slightly curved position. Gaze at the sky. Stay for 30 seconds or longer. To come out of the pose, exhale, lift the right leg back up and return to Downward Dog.
B R E A T H E
[Repeat on the other side]
Seaside Beach, Seaside, Oregon