A forest scene in Spring with new life blooming, showing the beauty the Spring Equinox brings.

Spring Equinox and Blossoming Within 

Spring Equinox and blossoming within: This Winter has been an absolute hibernation phase for me. Spending as much time as possible reading, writing, cooking nourishing meals, resting, cozying up with loved ones and spending time in nature.

I am starting to feel a shift in my energy though. A wanting to start new activities, to see more people and take on new challenges.

Align with the Natural World

There can be a profound impact on us when we align ourselves with the natural world. And as Spring whispers on the breeze, the Spring Equinox presents a potent opportunity to do just that. 

This celestial event, marking equal day and night (typically around March 20th or 21st in the Northern Hemisphere), is not merely an astronomical occurrence. It’s a portalto personal growth and renewal.

There are a few ways that we make the most of this time to best serve our whole being and to align with the rejuvenating energy of Spring.

Observe the Internal Shift

Just as nature awakens from winter’s slumber, begin by observing the subtle shifts within yourself. Are there areas where you feel stagnant or stuck? Perhaps a limiting belief or an unhealthy habit is holding you back. Acknowledge these inner landscapes without judgment.

Embrace the Breath of Change

As you inhale, intentionally draw in the fresh energy of Spring. Visualise this invigorating breath filling your body and clearing away any mental cobwebs. As you exhale, release any negativity or resistance to change with a gentle sigh.

Plant the Seeds of Intention

The Spring Equinox symbolises renewal, rebirth, and growth. By aligning ourselves with this symbolism, we can tap into the motivational energy associated with these themes and set intentions for personal growth and positive change. This can be particularly powerful at the beginning of a new season, marking a fresh start.

With a mindful heart, write down your intentions for the coming months. What do you wish to cultivate in your life? Focus on aspirations related to growth, creativity, and new beginnings. Place these intentions somewhere you’ll see them daily, serving as a gentle reminder of the seeds you’ve planted.

Nurture Gratitude

Take time to appreciate the beauty and abundance that Spring brings. The vibrant colours of flowers, the chirping of birds, the warmth of the sun – these are all gifts to be savoured. Cultivating gratitude fosters a sense of grounding and joy, reminding us of the inherent interconnectedness of life.

Move with the Rhythm of Nature

Engage in mindful movement practices, such as yoga. These practices allow you to connect your breath with your bodyand tap into the natural flow of energy. As you move, imagine yourself shedding the remnants of winter and embracing the dynamic energy of spring.

Engage in Mindful Meditation

Dedicate time to meditation. Focus on your breath, allowing thoughts and emotions to arise and pass without judgment. As you become more present, connect with the inherent sense of renewal and growth that lies within you.

We, humans evolved alongside nature, and our biological rhythms are inherently linked to its cycles. Aligning with the Spring Equinox, a time of significant change and renewal in nature, can foster a sense of harmony and connection with the natural world. 

Having said that, it’s a personal journey of connecting with the natural world in a way that resonates with you. Whether it’s spending time outdoors, engaging in mindful practices, or simply appreciating the changing seasons, the key is to open yourself to the transformative energy and allow it to inspire growth and renewal within yourself.

If you’d like more information on yoga philosophy please contact me or book here to practise with me in Marlow, Twickenham and online.

With love

Anney xx

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