begin to hibernate

winter is definitely here. the freeze in the air brings the freeze of the earth.  silence hangs in the sky above as the natural world begins to hibernate.

pussy willow in winter

winter is a great time to observe what’s around you. what’s needed, what’s not, what can be gained and what can be lost. we can all refine en route to spring. it’s tough for me to leave the warmth of the cozy fire, but i’m always happy when i do. so, go outside. make snow angels. with arms open wide, feel the vitality and strength around you and move more deeply in.

here’s a restorative practice for winter by cyndi lee:

http://www.yogajournal.com/practice/1521

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