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?
SHOULDERS, HANDS, WRISTS
HIPS, LEGS, THIGHS
Read more about YOUR BRAIN ON THE INTERNET in
Net Smart: How to Thrive Online by Howard Rheingold
Search for MEDItation/Timer appS in your App STore.
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)
Screen Free PLAN (Daily: Where, When, How?)
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)