30A Beach Yoga – Start Your Day Off Right!
Balance 30A Yoga
Practicing beach yoga is an invigorating way for your mind and body to start the day right. Beach Yoga will tune into Mother Nature and connect with yourself. In fact, more recent research confirms that spending time near a body of water reduces stress.
A Foundation for Meditation
Mother Nature’s cues: the rhythmic flow of waves crashing, the sound of the wind blowing, salty air, opens your senses, allows you to relax, and clear your mind.
A Balancing Act
You’ll have to work a little harder for balance, but your efforts won’t go unrewarded. Uneven surfaces will help strengthen key areas throughout your body, like your knees and hips.
Closing your eyes and breathing in that fresh, salty air. There’s a special quality about the air by the ocean. The fresh ocean air will help you focus on your breathing from the first asana to the final om.
Practicing yoga at the beach on different days, or even at different times on the same day, can yield completely contrasting experiences.
The beach offers a certain level of unpredictability. Whether there are birds flying overhead, a fly buzzing nearby, or clouds rolling in, the atmosphere will certainly be different than an easily controlled studio. Challenge yourself to maintain focus despite the buzzing fly. Take a cue from the weather, letting your own energy be dynamic and constantly changing.
From a spiritual standpoint, come with an open mind and a willingness to experience yoga in a different way than you’re used to. Everyone will have a different experience—you’ll just have to try it for yourself to find out what it is for you!