Yoga, like in many parts of the world, is booming in Montreal, Canada. Walk down any of the city’s main thoroughfares and your are assured of finding a studio where you can get your fill of this ancient practice of breathing, movement and meditation.
But what happens when you don’t want to leave the comfort of your home? Donna Nebenzahl shares tips on how a meaningful practice can be created by using a little mindfulness, ingenuity and purpose.
They look for a favourite spot at home where they can complete the daily yoga ritual, a place they dedicate to their practice. Some use a separate room, while others simply carve out a quiet space in a corner of the living room. Whatever they choose, the key is to create an atmosphere that is so calming that even the family dog, with a deep sigh, is able to relax. What makes the space? Start with soft colours, music, candles and statuary.
Read more on how to create your own private relaxing space ideal for yoga and meditation here.