International Yoga Day

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Ready. Set. Rockit. this International Yoga Day 🍎⚡️

Yoga encompasses much more than just physical exercise. It is a holistic approach that unites the mind, body, and soul, fostering harmony and balance within. Regular yoga practice can improve flexibility, strength, and posture, while also reducing stress, anxiety, and promoting relaxation. The art of mindful breathing and meditation during yoga cultivates inner peace and a heightened sense of self-awareness. By aligning the breath with movement, yoga helps release stagnant energy and promotes a calm and focused state of mind.

Integrating Rockit™ apple and yoga into your morning routine can set a positive tone for the rest of the day. Here’s a simple yet effective sequence to kickstart your mornings:

  1. Mindful Breathing: Begin by sitting comfortably and taking a few deep, slow breaths, focusing on the sensation of the breath entering and leaving your body. This mindful breathing practice helps calm the mind, reduce stress, and centre your attention.
  2. Gentle Stretches: Move into a gentle stretching routine to awaken your muscles and increase circulation. Stretch your arms overhead, rotate your neck and shoulders, and perform a few simple standing forward bends. These stretches release tension and prepare your body for the day ahead.
  3. Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar): Sun Salutations are a dynamic series of yoga postures that invigorate the entire body. Flow through a few rounds, synchronizing each movement with your breath. Sun Salutations provide a complete workout, toning muscles, improving flexibility, and energizing your system.
    See link below for an example.
  4. Relaxation and Meditation: A short period of relaxation and meditation. Lie down in Savasana (corpse pose) and allow your body and mind to fully unwind. Engage in a brief meditation, focusing on positive intentions, gratitude, or simply observing your thoughts without judgment. This practice will leave you feeling cantered, clear-headed, and ready to embrace the day ahead.
  5. Nourishing Rockit™ Apple Break: As you conclude your yoga and meditation, delight yourself with the crisp and satisfying taste of a Rockit™ apple.
  6. Gratitude Practice: Take a moment to express gratitude for the day ahead. As you savour each bite of your Rockit™ apple, reflect on the blessings in your life, setting positive intentions for the hours to come.

Together, yoga and Rockit™ apples can awaken your senses, invigorate your body, and cultivate a deep sense of well-being. So, roll out your mat and savour the delightful crunch of a Rockit™ apple.

Check out these rocking yoga flows for inspiration,

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