What Helps You to Relax?We all know for many years that yoga helps us to relax. Another relaxation exercise is Tai Chi. For me Tai Chi works for stress relief even better than Yoga.
Tai Chi is a martial art, but also it iworks very well for mind calming and relaxation. When you are doing Tai Chi your breathing is better and you can meditate. It's one of the best exercises to reduce your stress.
To Relax Knit Yin-Yang - Tai Chi Symbol
Yin-Yang Red Placemat
Knitting the Tai Chi symbol - Yin-Yang - works well for stress relief. Red Yin-Yang Placemat is easier to knit that the cycle Yin-Yang pillow. The size of this placemat is 10" x 10".
If you want to knit the Red Yin Yang Placemat, the pattern is published in Ravelry:
Yin-Yang Pillow or Placemat
Knitting the Yin-Yang Pillow or Placemat is more complicated than the Red Yin-Yang placemat. If you are an advance knitter and if you want to knit this Yin Yang pillow or placemat, the pattern is published in Ravelry:
For me knitting Yin and Yang is very good for stress relief - it's Tai Chi symbol and Tai Chi is the best stress relief exercise!
Start meditation by breathing with sitting position. You can sit on a chair or on meditation pillow.
To design the meditation pillow with 132 squares we used needles #3 and cotton yarn of many colors: we have yarn leftovers with a lot of different colors. Please look at the ‘Kandinsky Pillow Colors.pdf’ file down of the Modern Art page to see the list of colors we used. This pillow has: * 132 squares * less than 4 yards each The size of this pillow is 17” x 15” x 8”. This is a high level pattern: is does not describe each stitch on each row: Meditation Pillow - $1.98