Looking for some sunshine this winter? Check out this post by one of our very own yoga instructors for some tips on staying happy!
Beat the Winter Blues with Yoga: How to Cope During the Eating-Sleeping-Crying Season
by Kali Om, ERYT-500 and CAC yoga instructor since 2004
Backbends and twists are great for combating lethargy, because they affect the spine and activate the nervous system, releasing energy. Supported backbends are a wonderful option if you’re feeling depleted; it can be as simple as lying down with a bolster supporting your middle back, and placing a rolled blanket under the shoulders. But I’ve found that simply moving the body will make the energy start to flow. If you haven’t yet developed a home yoga practice, get yourself to class! Or simply go outside and take a brisk walk around the block. Just make sure you do it when the sun is out, so you can soak up its energizing rays...