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What does the word "yoga" mean to you?
Does it mean the ability to hold a complicated pose for 20 minutes, or to stand on your head, or to possess contortionist-like flexibility, or to spend several months at an ashram in silent meditation?
Those who practice yoga may do some or all of the above. But what is yoga really about? It's an ancient, Eastern science of optimal health and well-being of mind, body, heart and spirit. It was brought to the west in the 1970's, and Anne is passionate about helping mamas relate to it, make it their own, and reap the huge benefits it offers.
The physical practice is only the tip of the vast yoga iceberg. But it's a vehicle to help you connect with yourself, learn how to be mindful, and slow down and relax yourself. When done properly and regularly, it enhances strength, flexibility and balance on many levels, inside and out. Yoga is helpful at any stage of life, and particularly useful during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
Anne shares her yogic words of wisdom this month - CLICK TO PLAY THE VIDEO.