Hey babes! it’s been a while (oops).
the things I’ve seen, ways I’ve expanded as a person, and experiences I’ve had since I last posted a little over a month ago are overwhelming and have been quite honestly transforming to say the least! I’m so excited to share some of them with you!
while on my 11 day road trip across the southern US with my fellow yogi babes, we were talking about body awareness. so many people in today’s hectic and disconnected world aren’t just disconnected from others, the earth, and Divine Love… they are also severely disconnected from themselves, including their physical body.
sounds crazy? let me explain.
as we drove through the vast expanse of desert, and climbed into slot canyons, and dangled over deep precipices, it was so clear to me how disconnected I am from the earth. if you believe in what the Genesis creation poem has to offer, you’ll notice the deep relationship planted within us toward the earth– working its soil, gathering good things from it, caring for and appreciating it… even being made from it! of course we’re meant to be connected to the earth!
but so many things come in the way of that- staying up past the sunset and waking up long after the sun rises is just one of the ways we have become lost and disconnected from nature. as I began to find myself in nature again on this trip, I realized something- I hadn’t even noticed how disconnected I was!
when I teach yoga classes, so many people arrive completely disconnected from their body. there are as many reasons for it as there are people. be it body trauma, sexual assault or abuse, childhood obesity, eating disorders, or simply a lifestyle not conducive to paying attention to the body’s signals, we’ve fallen out of touch with our body’s communication.
enter body scan meditation. 🙂 Continue reading “BODY SCAN MEDITATION // WHAT IT IS & HOW TO PRACTICE IT”