Listen to a Piece of Music

Day 9 of “Mindful March”

from https://www.actionforhappiness.org/

Without doing anything else, sit back, close your eyes and “Listen to a piece of music“.

I’ve attached a song by James Hood entitled Tapestry. This song has so many rhythmic textures and layers, sit back and enjoy these next 4 minutes.

That’s it, today’s assignment is just to listen.

 

“James Hood is renowned as a vital and versatile musical pioneer. His lengthy and varied musical resume includes playing drums in The Pretenders, an ongoing two-decades-plus run as mastermind of the visionary ambient/electronica act Moodswings and an expansive array of production and soundtrack projects.” – https://www.jameshood.com/

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New Class!

There’s a new FREE class added to my weekly schedule! Meet me in Gilbert at the Higley Park Neighborhood Basketball courts every Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm for “Strength and Stretch” Yoga.

All classes are appropriate for any level, even if you’ve never done yoga before! Just bring a yoga mat and a water bottle.

Mondays

  • 6:30pmAll Levels Yoga Flow at San Sonoma Apartment Homes, Tempe, AZ inside the Yoga/cycle room.

Tuesdays

  • 6:30pmStrength & Stretch Yoga at the BB Living/Higley Park Neighborhood, Gilbert, AZ at the Basketball Courts on Kent Avenue between Los Gatos & Ponderosa. (See map below)

Thursdays

  • 6:30pmMeditative Yoga Flow at San Posada Apartment Homes, Mesa, AZ in the Yoga/Cycle Room.

Saturdays

  • 9:30amMorning Flow at Olympus Steelyard, Chandler, AZ in the Yoga Room.

Classes are provided FREE for all residents, family and friends. Send me a message at Projectrefinedlife@gmail.com for more details.

BB Living/Higley Park is located off the 202 Frwy, cross streets are Higley Rd. & Ray Rd.

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Speak Kindly to Yourself

Day 7 of “Mindful March”

from https://www.actionforhappiness.org/

Listen to how you speak to yourself, try and use kind words.  Have you noticed the way you speak to the people you love, your friends, your kids?Try to use the same gentle, forgiving and encouraging words with yourself today.

Sometimes we are harder on ourselves than anyone else we deal with. Your assignment for today is to “Speak kindly to yourself”.  

 

 

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Mindful March

I know this comes a few days late but I’ve been taking part in this “Mindful March” practice and I thought I’d share it you.

This calendar comes to you from the lovely people at https://www.actionforhappiness.org

Each month they have a calendar filled with heart felt ideas on how to lead a happier and healthier life.

Each of these mindful actions only take a few minutes each day. Please pass it along to your friends and family. I might even start sending out a daily reminder of these Moments of Mindfulness.



Wishing you all a lovely March.

Peace, Love and Yoga,

Annette

 

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Patchouli Essential Oil

One of my “go to” essential oils before I teach yoga is Patchouli. I often diffuse Patchouli essential oil alone or I combine it with Lavender essential oil. I also use it on Charcoal disc as I meditate. The earthy and relaxing aromas create a grounding effect.

I have read that King Tut was buried with 10 gallons of patchouli with him in his tomb. Although that be bit much for us, you can apply it to dry areas to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and blemishes. You can also dilute your dōTERRA Patchouli and use it as a natural deodorant. The strong and unique scent makes a great base in floral blends.”

If you would like more information on Patchouli or any other oil, feel free to contact me at: projectrefinedlife@gmail.com


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Working with the Moon

Image by Betty Albert, 12 Moon Box Card Set – https://www.sa-cinn.com

 

Join me this week as we work with the energy of the Full Moon. We will focus on releasing and making space within our practice.

Mondays

  • 6:30pm – Refined Flow for the residents of San Sonoma Apartment Homes, Tempe, AZ

Thursdays

  • 6:30pm – Meditative Flow for the residents of San Posada Apartment Homes, Mesa, AZ

Saturdays

  • 9:30am – Morning Flow for the residents of Olympus Steelyard, Chandler, AZ

All Yoga classes are provided FREE for all residents, family and friends. PM for more details. Projectrefinedlife@gmail.com

The Lovely artwork above is by Betty Albert and is part of a beautiful boxed set of 12 note cards. Different moon inspired artwork for each month. This is a lovely gift for yourself or for someone in your life who loves and honors the moon. I am not receiving any commission from sharing the link, nor do I have any relation with the artist, I just fall in love with the set and her work. Take a look her her beautiful art here https://www.sa-cinn.com/note-card-box-sets/

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Lemon Essential Oil

Do you need a little something to help cleanse your body and your home this holiday season? dōTERRA Lemon essential oil is a powerful cleansing agent that can not only help you cleanse your home but it can also help aid in digestion.*

With its multiple benefits and uses, Lemon is also great for purifying the air and enhancing the flavor of desserts and main dishes. When diffused, Lemon is very uplifting and energizing and has been shown to help improve mood. Diffuse dōTERRA Lemon in your home this holiday to help create an uplifting environment for friends and family.

Here’s a DIY recipe to spruce up the house before and after your holiday festivities. These environmental friendly Reusable Dust Wipes with Lemon Essential Oil add an uplifting smell to the entire house while cutting out the use of harmful toxins in your home. 

Contact me to order or for more information Projectrefinedlife@gmail.com

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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