WBMS Docuseries: Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit (Episode 2)
0:00:07 Introduction to the yoga session and the benefits of yoga and meditation
0:02:14 Flow’s personal journey into yoga and becoming an instructor
0:04:45 Georgette Dunn’s experience with yoga and its impact on her mind, body, and soul
0:08:54 Elsa Thompson’s personal journey into yoga and meditation for stress relief and self-discovery
0:12:45 Discussion on the misconception of aging and the importance of maintaining flexibility
0:13:13 Yoga posture demonstration and alignment guidance
0:13:40 Flow: Allow your toes to point down. Keep your glute leveled. Deep breath in. Reach for something tangible.
0:14:23 Flow: Kick back something behind you that needs to stay back there and reach for something intangible.
0:15:32 Flow: Pull in love, release hate. Pull in confidence, release doubt. Pull in strength, release worry.
0:16:48 Elsa Thompson: Emotions are real, and it’s important to feel them. Meditation helps with emotional regulation.
0:18:04 Elsa Thompson: Meditation is a tool of empowerment to regulate emotions.
0:19:10 Elsa Thompson: Some resist meditation because they can’t turn their mind off or think it has religious aspects.
0:21:17 Georgette Dunn: Yoga can be intimidating, but creating a welcoming space and representation can help overcome resistance.
0:22:17 Georgette Dunn: Encouraging people to pause, feel their breath, and simplifying yoga can help overcome resistance.
0:25:14 Elsa Thompson: Mindfulness and meditation help minimize stress by keeping you present and releasing trapped emotions.
0:27:15 Yoga and meditation can help address stress by creating space for slowing down and responding effectively.
0:28:53 Thoughts are not who we are; they are impacted by experiences and perceptions. Meditation helps decipher between thoughts and reality.
0:32:30 Yoga provides a mental break and helps entrepreneurs navigate the stress and challenges of running a business.
0:35:44 Yoga brings awareness to buried emotions and helps individuals be honest about their feelings.
0:37:22 Opening a yoga studio as an entrepreneur can be challenging, but staying connected to the passion and purpose fuels the journey.
0:39:16 Regulating emotions benefits relationships by allowing for intentional and empathetic responses.
0:40:36 Modeling self-regulation for children
0:41:10 Teaching children to regulate their emotions
0:41:56 Soft parenting and teaching children to work through emotions
0:43:30 Importance of self-regulation skills for adults
0:44:10 Using deep breaths to find calm in stressful situations
0:45:47 Yoga as a tool for self-discovery and acceptance
0:46:35 Judgment and the need for personal growth
0:47:36 Yoga for weight loss and setting intentions
0:48:52 The ongoing process of mental healing and growth
0:51:49 Importance of balance and its impact on aging
0:52:29 Meaning of namaste in Polysanscript language
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