Practice this quick breathing exercise to calm you. Inhale for four seconds, hold for seven seconds, exhale for eight seconds. Continue to follow your breath for three to ten rounds. Focus. Notice the calming affect the breath work (pranayama) has on you. Repeat often!
Looking for a new mat or slipping on your existing one? Maybe it is time to invest in a new high quality mat to deepen your practice and prevent slipping. There are some great mats out there to choose from. Mat selection, like everything in life, is a person preference. Mat selection also depends on what type of yoga you are practicing. For power yoga, the first feature that I recommend, is that you look for a non-skid mat. For gentle yoga, the first feature that I reco