We often hear people say that we should listen to our bodies. But what does that mean? How do we do that? Your body is your messenger and there are many ways that it speaks to you. Every cell knows when you are unhappy, anxious or stressed. Your body sends you warning signs when you’re beginning to feel the pressure in the form of:- sickness, niggling or reoccurring injuries, feeling lethargic, difficulties with sleep, mood swings, brain fog, chronic pain, headaches, etc.
The problem is that anytime you’re feeling anxious, overwhelmed, or stressed there is a tendency to want to escape those feelings by distracting yourself with work, exercise, food, alcohol, busyness or all of the above. However if you learn how to listen; how to tune into your body, it will communicate what you need more of or less of in your life. When you learn to pay attention to the signs, you can give your body what it needs to feel whole and well.
Listening to your body is an art and a skill. It requires unlearning the habit of listening only to the mind—with all its thoughts, strategies, planning, projections, and ruminations—rather than tuning in to sensations, feelings, and emotions. It is profoundly healing to support your body and love it in this way so that it can guide you in the direction that brings you comfort, healing, and balance. Learning to develop this self-care practice can be highly beneficial for your health and sanity.
This relaxing, restorative retreat is a practical day for you to learn: – Body based relaxation techniques designed to assist you to unwind deep patterns of tension
-To meet your body safely and gently to become more attuned
– A safe way of naturally releasing tension and easing into relaxation
– How to use your natural physical response to enable your body to heal itself
– Ways to practice Self-Care, Self-Love and Self-Compassion
– Restorative Yoga postures to activate your relaxation response
– How your vagus nerve is responsible for the mind-body connection
Special venue: Port Lympne Mansion House, Kent