Spring is here! Summer is coming quickly. What a perfect time to start practicing yoga outdoors!
Practicing yoga outside can bring an added layer of experience to yoga, both physically and mentally. The physical senses pick up the motion of the wind, sounds, air, smells and temperature. Outdoor environments can be particularly helpful when practicing breathing techniques and meditation. A good practice when in nature is to focus on the sounds within you (your breath) and around you. Birds, wind, and leaves in the trees are very soothing sounds that can immediately relax people who spend much of their time in noisy cities. You’d be amazed at what a little sound in nature can do for your mind and spirit.
Some of these common locations make great spots to practice yoga, depending on the weather and the time of day.
The Local Park
Just about every city and town has…
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