Sit + Breathe
Balance Your Nervous System • 8m 46s
Meditation is restorative mental focus training — it helps us to relax and recharge so that we can feel and function our best. Finding a balanced, comfortable seat is a great way to support yourself when you practice, and helps to reinforce balanced sitting — so important in general because we sit all the time! Sitting tall aligns your spine with its natural engineering, optimizes your breathing, and eases imbalances and related discomfort.
Use this practice to learn how to set yourself up for seated meditation and put it into context with a simple breath awareness meditation — strengthening your present moment focus and resetting not only your posture but also your nervous system and mental state.
• Take your meditation practice further this week:
• Use Meditation and Work IN Collection videos. Also use Erin’s book Work IN (in A4Y Shop).
• Download your free A4Y Practice Plan to plan, track, and review each week.
• Share your practice using #athletesforyoga and #yourweeklya4ypractice — we love to cheer you on!
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