Yoga Workshop – Neuroplasticity and Yoga
Mindfulness is a practice of cultivating greater awareness of what is happening in the present moment. This can incorporate what is happening around you – sounds, sights, temperature – and what is happening inside you – thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations. Yoga and meditation are excellent tools for cultivating mindfulness, which is an ongoing practice.
As we build awareness of our internal state and our thoughts, it is possible to encourage thought patterns that are more supportive. Each thought shows up in the brain as a particular pattern, and just like any habit, repeated thought patterns become a reinforcing cycle. Neuroplasticity is a concept where the way the neurons fire, to form thoughts, can be changed or “re-wired” through sustained practice. This is why gratitude practices are so important. The more intentional effort we put in to think about what we are grateful for, the easier it is to remember those things on an ongoing basis.
This workshop will consist of two parts: a 45 min gentle yoga and meditation session, and a 45 min discussion on gratitude and neuroplasticity, with individual time set aside for writing and sharing your gratitude list.
This 90min workshop is online and requires registration as spots are limited.
Registration or Appointment Required: This program requires a commitment to attend all sessions.
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