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Hello Welcome to Body Moments March 2014 Issue!
March 19, 2014

February 2014 Issue

A New Milestone for Me!

I just concluded the second milestone in my Insight Yoga Institute training. I attended the "Integrated Awakening" retreat by Jennifer Welwood, a psychologist and spiritual leader. We attendees used intense psycho-spiritual tools to "meet" ourselves, most in ways we had never done before.

It was intense and eye opening for me. I discovered many non-mindful thoughts and beliefs that I didn't realize I had. It was a painful process of self-discovery, but yet an experience that I would not miss. Sometimes the journey through personal development is not an easy one. Such was the case for me and most other attendees.

Learning to assimilate our "shadow selves" is a painful process. If you are following me on Facebook, you will notice that I am focusing on this right now for teaching. In the psychological world, this same concept is called the "separate self." It is that part of us which we chose to deny that is in us. That part of ourselves that make us human. We are all the same in this humanness!

It was an interesting journey, one that I hope you will continue to take with me going forward! Humanness is most definitely more beautiful than perfection! As always, I will continue to provide lots of new information on yoga and other topics of the body-mind connection.

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New Articles This Month on Yin Yoga

Because I was on retreat for a week, I didn't write as many articles this past month. I do hope you enjoy what I did write. I continue on in my series of Yin Yoga poses. Never underestimate the immense therapeutic value of these long-held poses to increase your mindfulness of your body, your thoughts and feelings and for discovering your deepest personal truths. Yin Yoga is an incredible way to deepen your personal practice.

The yin yoga photos are taken on Pranang Beach, Railay, Thailand. This beach is near where I took my Yin Yoga teacher training intensive with Sarah Powers, just recently. I extended my vacation to include some decompression time, after this packed training. I hope you enjoy the setting! I sure did!

'Prepare to meet yourself in a new way, through your body.'

Photo of Elle Bieling doing Wide-Knee Child's Pose in Yin Yoga on Pranang Beach, Railay, Thailand

Yin Yoga's Wide-Knee Child's Pose
Learn how to take the Child's Pose to a new level with the Yin Yoga version!

Photo of Elle Bieling doing Wide-Knee Child's Pose with a Twist in Yin Yoga, on Pranang Beach, Railay, Thailand

Yin Yoga's Wide-Knee Child's Pose With a Twist
Adding the twist to the Wide-Knee Child's Pose invites the experience of massaging your internal organs, your heart and lung meridians. It is a pose that is exclusive to Yin Yoga.


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