If we have a limited range of movements we employ to get us through our day, there will be large areas of our body & very importantly our brain, that are not being used. This results in Sensory Motor Amnesia.
All the old addages about getting outside, getting into nature, getting your hands dirty, eating seasonally, eating healthy, sleeping regularly, interacting with a variety of life & situations – are so right on. Why? All of this builds a healthy thriving microbiome.
How important it is to be reassured that even if you are having trouble sensing what is happening in your body, or experiencing what you think you should be experiencing, or it’s being suggested you should be experiencing , you are still KNOWING. Whatever it is you are knowing.
My dear friends at Heart Of All Hearts Malas asked me to do a small piece & video to feature on their '108 Meditations' guest blog. I was delighted to oblige. creating-space From within our consciousness, meditation unfolds the realisation that space is the essence of all. I have been a meditator for considerably longer …
With the shift in our system that comes from getting out and moving, comes an opening of our consciousness.
What is designed to boost efficiency in life management, translates as moving less. Consequently, modern mechanization is in fact robbing us of movement opportunities.
Acquiring unnecessary stuff takes time and energy. And then we have to store and maintain the new possession and plan how to keep it safe. Our possession now possesses us!
Your feet ‘read’ the terrain and provide valuable information to the brain, like a sonar signal, that allows the body to position itself optimally in its upright position. This enhances gait pattern, balance and stability.
Movement and Stillness – a Deeper Look. I want to delve deeper into the topic of stillness. It’s a big topic! What is stillness? Is it just when the body is at rest? Let’s start there. The importance of resting after working out or practise is well known in the yoga and movement world. Workouts …