Foundational Wellness: Movement
Movement is a foundational element of wellness due to its strong association with our basic human need of survival. As the human brain evolved over centuries, it was exposed to environments that required almost constant motion in order to not only survive, but to thrive physically, mentally, and spiritually.
Instruction (self-taught or through professional teaching) in the care and development of the body.
The ability of a person to deliver oxygen to their working muscles during sustained physical movement.
The ability to carry out activity through resistance.
Using conscious control to bring about relaxation, focus, and awareness.
A practice that combines breath awareness, focus, and conscious movement to help relax the mind and body.
The practice of controlling ones’ breath to promote relaxation and a reduction in stress responses.