Summer always seems to come upon us quickly and before you know it, Fourth of July is here. The beginning of the summer is busy: making plans for all sorts of activities, celebrations, reunions, get-togethers. That has all been done! Now is the time to rest. When I first started dealing with Italy for business and then visiting, on holiday, I loved the fact that everything closed in August! It is changing now, but one whole month was devoted to rest, relaxation and holiday. I think it is so great to have that embedded in a culture.
At our yoga studio, the pose of the month is “savasana” (corpse pose). It usually comes at the end of a yoga class. The form or shape of the pose is lying on the mat, legs apart, arms to the side, palms