In the Buddhist teaching, Upajjhatthana Sutta, there are five remembrances for contemplation. The one I…
We spend so much time sitting down. Among other things, this makes our Psoas less dynamic directly impacting our breathing. One solution is just to stand more, or maybe do a little exercise, and these are better than sitting for certain but maybe not enough by themselves.
Since today is a disrupt day, the idea is to shake some habit to its core. To that end try on different orientations in space. If you are able, do a hand or headstand, try some yoga inversions, roll on the floor. Mix up the physicality you are stuck in and then observe your breath. Respect your physical reality but challenge the parameters.
Humans are not really meant for stillness and static life, consider how you can break your overstructured physical habits.
Gina Razón is the principal voice specialist at GROW Voice LLC, a full-service voice and speech studio in Boston’s Back Bay. She has over 16 years of experience both as a teacher of voice and speech, and a voraciously curious voice user. Gina has worked professionally as a classical singer for over a decade and more recently as a professional public speaker. For more information on the studio or to book Gina visit www.growvoice.com.