Running Towards Yourself – Mindful Exercise

Children are masters of mindful movement

Because of my busy schedule, I often feel I need to make a choice between getting some physical exercise and formal meditation practice.  But the truth is you can do both at the same time.

A walk, run, or spin on an exercise bike can be another item to check off your  to-do list, or you can be mindful of every foot strike, breath, and spin of the wheel.

By being mindful of your surroundings, the joy of movement, the changing seasons, you can transform your exercise routine into an opportunity to rejuvenate your body and your mind.

By being mindful of your surroundings, the joy of movement, the changing seasons, you can transform your exercise routine into an opportunity to rejuvenate your body and your mind.

Listen to this interview with Danny Dryer, founder of Chi Running about turning physical movement into a meditation practice to get a better idea of to combine exercise and meditation.

 

 

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