Aerobic has so many amazing benefits on your body and mind. When you exercise you release endorphins that can improve your mood, immune system, and transform your appearance! Recent studies have demonstrated that including both meditation and exercise together into your daily routine can exponentially increase the benefits. One study indicates combining both together can reduce clinical depression by up to 40%! Why is this? Just normal aerobic exercise activates your sympathetic nervous system, while meditation activates the parasympathetic nervous system. Meditation with the activation of your parasympathetic nervous system can reduce stress and anxiety while also improving your sleep, focus, and allow you to be more mindful of your body. So you may be asking yourself how you can achieve this. What are some tools and ways to meditate and achieve all these awesome benefits? Read more to get some ideas!
Headspace is a guided meditation app. Its so easy to download that you can’t make any more excuses. There is a Basics pack with a free 10 day guided meditation course. We think it is the best meditation app out there. Go ahead and download it!
Vinyasa Yoga is a special style of yoga that has its roots in India. “Vinyasa” can be translated as “arranging something in a special way.” In vinyasa classes, students coordinate movement with breath to flow from one pose to the next. Movements are stringed together to seem effortless and manage the breath. It is considered fairly easy in the world of yoga, so if you are a beginner don’t be afraid to try!
Kasina focuses on light therapy which flows into mediattion. Studies show it can reduce stress and improve your overall mood. It is done by using a headset with special glasses that are embedded with LED lights. You can pick from a number of experiences. Go ahead and sit back, listen to music, and enjoy the light show!