Iyengar

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

Corpse Pose (Savasana) It is traditional practice to lay in corpse pose between postures when winded as well as at the end of a full Yoga poses (asana) practice. The technique is virtually the same across the globe as to…

Breathing Through the Kidneys

Breathing Through the Kidneys

Breathing Through the Kidneys While in the throes of an asana Yoga class the teacher’s solid voice rings out “breath into your lower back.” Huh? What does that feel like exactly? What does it do for me? Take a closer…

Groceries In  Garbage Out

Groceries In Garbage Out

Groceries In  Garbage Out Wonder what groceries in and garbage out has to do with Yoga poses? Unless you’ve heard the instructions “Eat a large meal no closer than 2 hours before a Yoga practice!” or “Practice the poses before…

Chair Pose Revolved Chair Pose – Akasha

Chair Pose Revolved Chair Pose – Akasha

Chair Pose Revolved Chair Pose – Akasha Chair Pose or Utkatasana is a standing posture that tones numerous muscles throughout the body. Chair Pose is commonly recognized as a transition posture from Yoga’s Sun Salutations B series. However, Chair Pose…

Yoga Inversions – Headstand

Yoga Inversions – Headstand

Inversions – Headstand Headstand Pose or (Salamba Sirsasana) is commonly seen at the end of a Yoga poses practice when the arms, shoulders & core has been warmed up, the neck is stretched and self awareness is heightened. It is…

Back Bend – Camel Pose

Back Bend – Camel Pose

Back Bend – Camel Pose Camel Pose known as Ustrasana in Sanskrit is a wonderful back bend pose in Yoga. People of all ages enjoy this pose since it is a fun pose! Why practice Camel Pose on the mat…

9 Gazing Points / Eyes – Yoga Drishtis

9 Gazing Points / Eyes – Yoga Drishtis

  9 Gazing Points / Eyes – Yoga Drishtis   Yoga drishtis direct how to channel the energy of the mind through gazing; it is for the purpose of removing attachments to the mind-stuff (chitta) so momentum may gradually build.…

Backbends on Yoga Ropes – Part 2

Backbends on Yoga Ropes – Part 2

Backbends on Yoga Ropes – Part 2 Full Pigeon Pose (Kapotasana) on the Yoga Ropes is shown in this video from the back, an areal view and side view. It is at the side angle that one should note the…

Backbends with Yoga Ropes – Part 1

Backbends with Yoga Ropes – Part 1

Backbends with Yoga Ropes – Part 1 Practicing backbends on the Yoga ropes brings an amazing stretch to the front of the body and connective tissues. Backbends on the Yoga ropes feel particularly great first thing in the morning after…

Pose Sage Marichi (Marichyasana D) Egypt

Pose Sage Marichi (Marichyasana D) Egypt

Pose Sage Marichi (Marichyasana D) Egypt Pose of the Sage Marichi (Marichyasana D) is definitely a challenging posture to get into. For some it may require months or years of practice to complete the posture on both sides. Patience. While…