MANTRAS

Nicole is the founder of Running to the Mat which combines of mindfulness of running with an energetic playful yoga practice.  Running to the Mat showcases the advantages of combining running and yoga to allow for the cardio strengthening and meditative qualities of running and pairing it with a strong but throughful yoga practice that links one's breath with their movement.

 

May 9, 2014

Like many others today, I'm finding myself reading these amazing quotes and stories of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When we get stuck reading the same blogs or doing the same routine everyday, there is the ability to become numb to what is around us. This week, let...

April 28, 2014

I recently read this great quote by Ray Bradbury and it really resonated with me.

 

“Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and let others move forward with it.”

~ Ra...

April 16, 2014

There are always things that you wish you could incorporate into your daily and weekly schedule, but don't.

 

This week, commit to one thing that you feel would be a positive for you. Add a 10 minute meditation to your day. Do one long run a week somewhere that is inspir...

April 9, 2014

Be confident in knowing that you are enough, just as you are, right now. Crazy right? This is a hard concept to accept for many of us. But what yoga teaches us is that we can't live or practice in any other body than the one we have right now. Those limits and sensatio...

March 31, 2014

The beauty of Spring is more than evident. Budding fruit trees, bulb flowers emerging from the snow patches, and sounds of birds waking you in the morning. The changing of seasons is sometimes subtle but the transition from Winter to Spring is always eye opening. Notic...

March 18, 2014

The official first day of Spring is March 20! So exciting. For many of us, Spring represents new growth, enhanced energy and an eagerness to try new things. The next couple days of Winter I challenge you to prepare for all the fun things that lay ahead. Shake off the W...

March 4, 2014

It is important to be aware of what is fueling you and driving you through your day. We all have habits that somehow have become our everyday norm, whether they are healthy for us or not. This week, think about your food and beverage consumption. Making a correlation b...

February 24, 2014

There is something truly priceless about sharing your experiences in life with a good friend/companion. The mantra for the week is to find that friend you can share the run with, encourage to go to a yoga class with you or even convince to sign-up for a relay run. One...

February 17, 2014

It's create your own mantra week! The caveat is that it has to be something positive and caring for yourself. Valentine's Day is always filled with love and kindness for those around us, but sometimes we forget to give ourselves that same treatment. This week's mantra...

February 3, 2014

The majority of us, as humans, rely on our vision to assess situations, learn new things and process the world around us. Allow yourself to really listen to things this week and see if your perception of everyday events and routines changes.

 

Really allow yourself to he...

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