I hope to share helpful information relating to health and wellness, based on my years of experience as a physical therapist and yoga practitioner/teacher.
We all have to start at the beginning - so here we go!
Step One - in order to help ourselves have a better life we need to be aware of what we are hoping to effect. Is it general wellness, injury prevention or recovery, improved energy or focus? The list could obviously go on and on……. it is for each of us to define.
Self awareness on the most basic level. What do you want to accomplish today? Where are you today? - no…not literally:)
Sounds so simple, doesn't it? While working with many human beings I see that often we disconnect from what really matters to us as well as from what and how we are actually living.
If I narrow this down to the physical, I see that many of my patients and students have truly disconnected from their bodies.
Therefore….STEP ONE is to help inspire self observation and awareness.
How can any thing change if we aren’t even aware of it?
Most people come to physical therapy or a yoga class with some type of change in mind. I believe helping them see where they are in the present moment helps them actualize and understand the changes they are hoping for.
Maybe the hope is for less pain, better function, more sleep, less anxiety, more knowledge and wisdom of how to achieve these goals.
Step One = Self Observation and Awareness so you can work towards those goals.