Empowering Lives Through Embodied Living
In this video I talk about the heart of my practice: Embodied Mindfulness.
I teach what I call Embodied Mindfulness for Embodied Living.
What is that, you ask?
It is derived from yoga, but is not what you find in an Asana class in a yoga studio.
See, the body is the entry point for the more subtle layers of your being. This is often referred to as the Panchamaya Kosha model.
Watch the video to learn more!
In this model, imagine your being as an onion, with layers to peel back.
You have your physical form, and it is the outermost, most identifiable part of you. This is called the Annamaya Kosha.
The next layer is the Pranamaya Kosha, and it involves your energy. Prana = life force or energy, and is evidenced by your breath and breath practices.
Beyond the energy, and more subtle, is the mind of emotion. This is the Manomaya Kosha, and emotions are essentialy energy in motion - and can be felt, as 'feelings.'
Next is the layer of the mind that thinks, the intellect, or the Vijnanomaya Kosha. Even...