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Gentle Movement for Relaxation

February 06, 2020

Gentle Movement for Relaxation

Is your mind too busy to switch off?

Does an over active mind prevent you from relaxing?

For some an active mind can be exhausting, which makes relaxing, meditating and even sleeping a huge challenge.

The mind likes to be active, which one of the biggest challenges when it comes to relaxing, by giving the mind something to focus on relaxation becomes easier.

Gentle floor based movement is an easy way to help calm a busy mind.

Floor based movement is ideal as there is no stress on the body and the body is also supported by the ground.

During the gentle movement focus on the smooth steady flow of the breath and notice how your breath helps to carry you into relaxation.

The internal chatter slows down and the mind engages with the present moment.

The physical movement performed needs to gentle and nurturing to remove tension from the physical body, this will enhance your mental relaxation too.

Through gentle movement the mind becomes quieter and a relaxed state is more achievable.

It is worth taking time to find a relaxation method that works for you.

The benefits of regular relaxation are massive discover more here.

This blog article was written by Sue Fuller creator of the Yoga 2 Hear audio yoga classes and teacher training courses.