Feeling distressed and overwhelmed? Lacking energy, losing sleep, unable to focus clearly? Some might say that you need more rest, need to exercise, improve your nutrition, or take a "chill-pill." In other circles, people would say that your energy flow has been blocked or stagnant and these centers need to be cleared. Which reason is true when it comes to the stress you've been feeling lately? Well, both might be valid, but doesn't that last interpretation sound intriguing? What does it mean to have your energy centers blocked and how can you clear them?
When you practice yoga, you would think that being able to get into all those poses is the most important part of the practice. Yes, the poses are important, but the foundation for being able to move the body into these beneficial positions starts with the breath.