311: A Small Seed of Personal Practice with Shannon Crow
Your personal yoga practice doesn’t have to be long and complicated. It can be short and simple. You can start with a small seed and grow your personal practice from there. The important part is taking the time daily to do something that feels helpful and nurturing to you.
In this episode, Shannon Crow invites you to take a few minutes to do this short personal practice with her. If you have been wanting to start a short personal yoga routine but feel overwhelmed or like you don’t have time, this episode is for you.
[2:19] Shannon introduces her topic for this episode – planting the first seeds of a personal practice.
[5:56] Shannon thanks the sponsors of the podcast, OfferingTree and Pelvic Health Professionals.
[9:03] Are you doing something daily that feels helpful and nurturing just for you?
“Are you doing something daily that feels helpful and nurturing just for you?” ~ Shannon Crow
[10:22] Shannon invites you to find a comfortable spot to start your personal practice right now.
[11:24] Check in with yourself to see what you need in this moment.
“Check in and see: What do I need in this moment?” ~ Shannon Crow [12:05] Shannon shares the poem The Cleverness of Seeds, by Pat Brisson.
[14:11] Shannon reads an email she received from the author of the poem, Pat Brisson.
[15:50] This is an example of a very short personal practice.
“Sometimes we’re starting with something that’s way too complicated when we’re trying to add in a personal practice. So I hope this illustrates how short it can be, how simple it can be.” ~ Shannon Crow
[16:45] Shannon has some resources that might be helpful as you explore building your own personal practice.
[17:44] Do you have a short personal practice? Share it with Shannon!