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How to Rebalance over the New Year

Updated: Dec 31, 2021

stack of rocks balancing on beach

Image credit - Unsplash Iva Rajović

It's fair to say it's been a year. I'm finding in my yoga classes students are loosing their balance standing on two legs. It feels a like we're all just a bit out of sync.

So if like many you've spent the year struggling with motivation and are vaguely overcommitting to resolutions you know you'll never keep to compensate. I'd like to bring your attention to your nose. More specifically your nostrils. I always assumed that they both worked at the same time.

You know -

Breathe in. Breathe Out.

Two nostrils, one nose. It turns out they take turns and rotate duties so at any given time one is on standby. It's a clever system especially when you have a cold and a single nostril picks up double-duty. So what do noses have to do with finding balance at the end of yet another (insert adjective of choice) year?

Now here is where it gets interesting, the yogis believe in energy chann