5 Quick Yogic Techniques to Help You Get Over That Afternoon Slump

energy practice yoga Jul 10, 2020

by Cate Bailey

My energy tends to wane around 4pm everyday, and I know I’m not alone in this. I’ve figured out that just as I need to eat several times a day to stay energized, I need to move and do yoga throughout the day to maintain my energy. If I don’t want to yawn as I greet my children coming home from school, then I need some afternoon asana. The problem is time. There’s always so much to do — laundry to fold, food to prepare, dishes to wash, appointments to be made, bills to be paid, blogs to write — that self-care doesn’t feel like a priority. But, I have to remind myself, it is a priority! And it doesn’t have to take a lot of time. You can transform how you feel in just 3 minutes. Here are 5 quick Kundalini techniques to help you get over that afternoon slump. Choose one and feel the difference for the rest of your day!

1. Energy Boost Breath – This breath is a great blast of energy for when you’re really,...

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5 Kundalini Yoga Poses for Boosting Your Energy

energy practice yoga Jul 10, 2020

by Cate Bailey

When we’re tired, overcome with a feeling of heaviness and lethargy, we often reach for a cup of coffee or a piece of chocolate — a pick me up. But the truth is, you don’t need to “borrow” energy. Instead, you can use yogic techniques to rejuvenate. By increasing circulation and stimulating the chakras, you can invigorate yourself without the calories. Here are 5 Kundalini Yoga poses for boosting your energy. Give them a try!

1. Stretch Pose is a fantastic Kundalini yoga pose that will leave you feeling transformed after just one minute of practice. A workout for the abdominal muscles, stretch pose activates the navel chakra. Begin by lying on your back and lifting the legs six inches off the floor. Then, raise your head off the mat. Keeping your eyes open, look straight at your toes and perform breath of fire for one minute. Be sure to take a few moments lying on your back afterward to experience the...

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