What I learned from 150+ Days of Yoga: #2 Downward Facing Dog, and the Value of Doing Difficult Things
If you have practised yoga more than once, you will know that yoga classes often follow a quite predictable pattern, and the poses and sequences soon become quite familiar, if not always welcome.
Downward dog involves supporting your body on your hands and feet, whilst inelegantly sticking your pelvis in the air, aspiring to create an inverted 'V' shape with your body.
In this recent post by American art therapist Cathy Malchiodi, we learn that there is some evidence to suggest that certain art materials can produce specific beneficial effects - something art therapists have believed for a long time, but we have not been able to scientifically 'prove' it until now.
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