Creating a Productive Space

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Hi Friends!

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How does your space make you feel? We use a lot of careful consideration in creating & caring for our Strala Yoga spaces (a topic we cover in trainings & working with companies on wellbeing practices) whether you own your own studio, teach in a gym, park, or are running a meeting in a conference room, how you create & use the space impacts the experience for your guests greatly. Some suggestions we keep in mind.

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1. Clutter.

Consider the stuff in the room. Is there clutter & furniture you can tidy up & remove to open the space? If there is junk and chachkies lying around the feeling that gives to your guests is cluttered & tense. Clear the clutter & you’ll give the experience of open, focused & calm.

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2. Direction.


Where you face in the room & where the focus is colors the experience. Does your room have natural light? Do you take advantage by facing it or ignoring it? Light connects us to our creativity & gives the feeling of calm & openness. If you are giving a presentation in a boardroom where you put yourself to deliver your talk is important. If you sit in front of a busy wall people will be attracted to the wall distractions instead of you. If you put your back facing the light, you will be in silhouette & not received clearly. Find a place to put yourself that is clear & open to provide the stage for an experience with possibilities.

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3. Atmosphere.

If you are leading, teaching or presenting you are the captain of the atmosphere. How you welcome people, connect people to interact with each other & position yourself when your guests arrive sets the tone for the entire experience.

How do you work with your space to create possibilities?

xo

Tara

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