As a mom of two (and 2 businesses too!) I know my day may not always (understatement alert!) go exactly as planned.
That's why I'm a big proponent of "gettin it while ya can" -- which often means being up before the sun (and the son) in order to squeeze in my daily practice.
Did you know that traditionally yoga was practiced in the morning?
Maybe it had something to do with avoiding the hot sun of Indian afternoons, but really it just makes sense. Your mind is at its most relaxed in those wee hours, and the rest of the world hasn’t sent you any emails yet.
There are fewer distractions and there just seems to be more... peace. Physically, stretching is a body's natural urge in the morning, helping loosen up your joints in preparation for movement as you start your day.
It turns out modern science is also a huge fan of movement in the morn!
Here are just a few of the reasons (and the research that supports them!) to wake up early with us and yoga:
You deserve all of the above in your life.
HHY Founder, Yoga Business Coach, yoga-doer and life-lover, Kay Afif!