Change your posture, change your mood
Posture is vital. It’s not just that poor posture makes us look old – I’ve seen people who have spent a fortune on cosmetic surgery to look younger, seemingly unaware that their collapsed chest and rounded shoulders give the game away.
If our joints are properly aligned we have full range of movement and are less likely to suffer injury, we can draw a full breath and our digestive system works efficiently. Posture is critical to the functioning of our internal organs.
Did you also know that we can change our mood simply by changing our posture?
Typically someone lacking in confidence folds up as small as possible to be inconspicuous whereas someone bursting with confidence stands tall and makes expansive gestures. The difference is immediately apparent in their body language.
Yes, you can fake it till you make it. Truly.
Research has shown that physically adopting a power stance sets off a physiological response that releases hormones consistent with that power pose and we actually start to feel more powerful and confident.
When you are feeling down, force yourself to smile by holding a pencil between your teeth for two minutes and feel the difference.
Yamuna Body Rolling is an ideal tool to preserve your posture. Come to class and feel the difference.