Malas are used to track position when moving through mantra practice. As the mantra is spoken, the beads are cycled through. This frees the mind from having to count. The coordinating of speaking the mantra with the movement of the hand on the bead introduces an embodiment and focus to the practice.
Self Care Practices are tools that you can use to ground and center yourself.
When more options are available to elevate our states, we are better able to thrive and be resilient. While each practice is presented with brief instruction, experience and subsequent incorporation are accentuated.
Mantra practice - quiets the mind and cultivates inner peace through statements spoken repeatedly. Mantras from various traditions are provided. Additionally, clients can craft personal mantras using guidelines and suggestions given. This powerful practice is introduced using a hand-made mala that clients keep afterward to continue practicing. This module is both a Self Care Practice and a Specialized Coaching Practice.
Meditative Walking - brings embodiment and motion to quiet the mind; it is a nice complement to mantra practice.
Breathing Techniques – learn and practice yogic and other ways of breathing to become more embodied, peaceful and present.
Combining Breath & Gentle Movement – awakens mind-body awareness and creates a state of relaxed fluidity through three breathing techniques and simple, gentle movements.
Low-back & Hip mobilization – relieves the tension from too much daily sitting through rhythmic movement.
Chanting Om Practice - explore the power of vibration and resonance by expanding this “yoga class closer” into a full practice of its own. Open and awaken.
Working with Chakras - I describe chakras as “regions where the mind, body and spirit intersect.” Learn about and how to work with them. This module couples nicely with Heart-Centered Guided Relaxation.
Journal writing - capture insights and develop a daily practice. This couples nicely with Silent Contemplation.
Silent Contemplation & Spaciousness learn how to settle the “mud of the mind” through silence for clarity, insight and focus. Slow down enough to listen to your inner voice.
Different modules can be selected to create a session that ranges from 30-90 minutes. These are a great way to become more embodied and at peace in your own skin, and develop your own grounding and centering practice to do at home. These couple well with Guided Relaxation