We’re going to continue on our mindful movement path this session by practicing letting go and allowing. So how do we do that? Well, physically, we’ll focus on forward bending. This is how we’re going to create the physical sensation of letting go: allowing our body to just be heavy, to really drop into the floor.
As we’ve been exploring over the past three sessions, our mind follows our body. When our body is in a state of agitation, so is our mind. When our body is tense and tight, oftentimes, our mind operates in a tense and tight manner. So, by focusing on our body, acknowledging the state it’s in and then working to shift that state, we can often feel a similar change at the mental and emotional level, too.
So this session is about letting go and allowing—and really being still and pausing. We’re going to allow our body the time it needs to let go of tension, to release, to stop holding on so tight. These poses may feel a little bit longer for that reason. Go with it.
Remember: It’s not about getting anything right or being perfect. Continue to listen to your body—it…