29/6/2023 0 Comments
Greetings, adventurous souls and yoga enthusiasts!
As a yoga teacher, but also as a very active person myself, I am always encouraging my students to find ways to be active everywhere. Whether you're at home, at work, or on vacation, there are always opportunities to move your body and keep it healthy, strong and energized.
One of the best ways to be active everywhere is by spending time outdoors. Not only does it provide an opportunity to breathe in fresh air and soak up some Vitamin D, but it also offers a chance to connect with nature and enjoy the beauty of the world around us. And yes, there is always something to be done - no matter of the season!
In fact, studies have shown that spending time in nature can have a positive impact on our physical and mental health. It can reduce stress, improve our mood, and boost our immune system. So, it's important to make outdoor activity a regular part of our lives.
And the best part? You don't need any fancy equipment or expensive gym memberships to get moving outside. All you need is your own body and a willingness to try new things.
But if yoga isn't your thing, there are plenty of other outdoor activities you can try. Here are some of my favorite activities to get you started:
1. Walking or hiking: Lace up your shoes and hit the trails! Walking and hiking are great ways to get your heart rate up and explore the outdoors.
2. Biking: Whether you're cruising around your neighborhood or hitting the bike trails, biking is a fun and challenging way to be active outside.
3. Swimming: If you're near water like we are in the Netherlands, take a dip! Swimming is a great full-body workout that's easy on the joints.
4. Kayaking or canoeing: Paddle your way through calm waters and enjoy the scenery. Kayaking and canoeing are great upper body workouts that also challenge your balance.
5. Playing sports: Grab a ball and some friends and head to the park for a game of soccer, basketball, or frisbee. Not only is it a fun way to be active, but it also helps improve your coordination and teamwork skills.
Remember, being active outdoors doesn't have to be a chore. Find activities that you enjoy and that make you feel good. Move your body with pleasure and ease, and you'll reap the benefits of a healthy and happy lifestyle.
So, get outside and get moving! Your body and mind will thank you.
If you feel like experincing my energy and kind of fun, take a look at the active life events or come travel with me!