Yin & Somatics
Chronic stress is linked to many of the most pernicious chronic diseases that plague modern humans. Managing stress is of critical importance for health, memory, learning and quality of life. We can’t change the stressful times that we live in. But there are simple, evidence informed strategies that you can use to reduce your stress in the moment, and with practice, manage your responses to stressors in the long term. In this practice we actually explore three of these strategies.
I’ve also focused our movement on the areas in which most of us hold our stress; the shoulders, neck and adductors (inner thighs).
This practice is a go to in your stress management plan.
Props: a blanket, maybe two blocks