The practice of Yoga has been around for centuries, but it has become increasingly popular in today’s busy society to help relieve mind pollution. The practice of Yoga is about more than just bending and stretching the body into different poses. Yoga is a spiritual practice that connects us to our bodies and souls and helps us find peace and calm, improving our physical and mental health.
Get inspired with yoga instructor Tiana Christine who strives to empower, inspire, and ignite presence, purpose, and intention in your day. She openly discusses her inspiration behind becoming a yoga instructor after realizing the lack of people practicing Yoga. She also shares how she applies her practices on and off the mat while teaching others the gifts of Yoga and self-care.
Quote from interviewee for call-out box:
“I will say with yoga, there's the eight limbs of yoga, and you are not just practicing yoga on the mat. You're taking it off the mat with you.”
Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:
- Yoga cultivates awareness of your mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and emotional state and can ultimately put you in a better frame of mind to make healthier choices.
- You can actively practice yoga in the car, at school, at work, during conversations, and more
- Every morning is a new beginning. Wake up remembering it is a new day and another chance for opportunity, no longer looking behind at what hasn’t served you.
Check Out These Highlights:
- Tiana shares how the spiritual connection exists with yoga (4:02)
- Insight into how to carry Yoga practice off the mat (6:56)
- Details on the activity cards Tiana created that helps women focus on mindfulness, creativity, reflection (7:24)
- Tiana talks about her vegan journey (17:14)
- “Every single day, you're a new person. So, you have to just keep going. The consistency is where you need to thrive in.”
- “When you are sinking your breath, your body, and you're really getting in alignment."
- “If you mess up today, it's okay. Tomorrow is another day. It's a new day so, start where you are.”
- “A lot of the postures not only take “oh, I'm just flexible, I can get into it”, it takes some focus with balance, with strength so, it's a whole total body experience.”