From understanding what mindfulness is to the benefits of applying it to your running practice, meditation teacher and runner Kriste Peoples will cover those points and more in a conversation with Trail Runner Editor-In-Chief Zoë Rom.
While the topic of mindfulness has become popular in lots of circles – especially meditation – we’ll take a look at how this practice comes alive by taking it off of the cushion and onto the trail. Trail running lends itself to a deeper exploration of being in the moment by becoming more aware of what’s going on around us and especially, within us.
- making your running into a practice
- running into your “why”
- learning to listen to your body and not your ego
- allowing the suck and why that’s different from embracing it
- why mindfulness matters
- the importance of psychological safety