With the weight of the world bearing down on your shoulders, isn't it about time you took a few moments for yourself in a Chicago yoga class? It'd do you some good. After all, by utilizing meditation, deep breathing and ki energy manipulation, you can radically ease your anxiety and unburden your mind.
That was the thrust of a recent guest post at Chicago Now, written by Elizabeth Rago. An author and mother of three, she explained that attaining true serenity is all about using yoga breathing to cool your head and warm your belly.
"This simple act of purposefully taking extra time during the day to fill my lungs with more oxygen has helped me be patient with my children," she wrote, adding that deep breathing also helps de-stress her at work and in emotionally charged situations.
Mindful breathing has helped humans relax and center themselves for thousands of years. The key lies in the modulation of the air going into and out of the lungs. This vital oxygen supply has a big bearing on how your spiritual energy circulates throughout your system.
So the next time you feel frazzled and frantic, take a deep breath, hold it a moment and then say "Ahhhhhh…"