I used “The Path to Finding Focus through Music” as an opportunity to introduce some of the eight limbs of yoga. And it was a great chance to explore Google Play Music, which sponsored the post. Their radio stations are organized by mood and activity, which means you can create an atmosphere for anything you’re doing. My favorite thus far is Sweet Soul Revival.
Whether you’re working in an open office or practicing yoga in a crowded gym, the sonic barrier of music can create a container that allows for deep focus while reading, writing, or practicing. It can also help us explore some of the more esoteric of the eight limbs of yoga, and see how they apply on the mat, in the body, and in the mind.
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