National Hugging Day

wp-1484851545883.pngIt’s National Hugging Day! The World needs more love, so seize the day and your friends, family, pets, or strangers (with their permission, of course) and hug it out!

Got no one to hug? Don’t be sad. You can hug yourself. Hugging yourself has been shown to reduce physical pain. I often include a gentle hug/spine freeing sequence when I teach chair yoga and yoga for cancer patients and survivors as part of the warm up. Check out the video below.

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