Yoga for the DIgital LIfe

Take regular breaks when you are using technoogy.

TRY a meditation timer app on your phone or just the alarm function to encourage yourself to break for stretches and deep breaths every 10-20 minutes or as often as you Can! Here are some things to think about

What parts of the body can be strained in the digital life?

PRACTICES

SHOULDERS, HANDS, WRISTS

EYES

NECK

LOW BACK

JAW

MIND

HIPS, LEGS, THIGHS

ORGAN SYSTEMS

Read more about YOUR BRAIN ON THE INTERNET in

Net Smart: How to Thrive Online by Howard Rheingold

http://amzn.com/0262017458 

Search for MEDItation/Timer appS in your App STore.
review a few here
http://bit.ly/X5l71v 

Vary the distance of a focal point/gaze (dristi), colors and textures you take in.

Be aware of eye level & glare.

Drink lots of water; Keep eyes hydrated; Eat and sleep away from your devices and screens.

Be inspired by animals and nature (Lion’s Breath, Owl neck stretches, Eagle arm wrap, waterfall fold)

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Screen Free PLAN (Daily: Where, When, How?)

Infotention
(Working to master using your attention & your IT Skills carefully to make the most of the POwer of the Internet )

Invigorating breath
(inhale three times through nose, exale once through Mouth)

DAILY - 20 Minutes of outside time Moving and Breathing

5 Senses scavenger Hunt

Test Yourself - Am I a Critical Consumer of requests for my attention?

Cat/Cow (Think of finding the full range of movement of the spine, neck and shoulders, Try to find six ways the spine can move).

Breath Break (Close your eyes. Inhale through the front body, exhale through the Back of the body. Repeat)