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Hands ‘n feet ‘n winter – winter yoga pose II

Another great Winter Yoga Pose by Cecilia. How to wake up “strong” on a winter morning? How do you create “strong, vibrant and warm from the inside” when your fingers and toes are getting colder? How do you energize yourself without running for the closest Starbucks triple espresso? Handstand!

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Yoga Winter Pose – Release, Rest, Reset

In this time of the year where the seasons are changing from the fall into the winter, the favorite Yoga winter pose of Cecilia for this period is a supported Viparita Karani – also called simply ‘legs up the wall pose’ – for which there are Sanskrit translations called both ‘upside down seat pose’ as well as ‘reversing attitude’.

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Forest Bathing – the perfect Autumn work-out

Forest Bathing is more than just a walk in the park or woods, it is “taking in the forest atmosphere” – a translation of the Japanese “shinrin-yoku”. Using all your senses, quietly walking, stop and explore, experiencing every sound, scent, color of the forest. You just wander slowly, breathe deeply and mindfully, maybe something you want to do by yourself, alone.