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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…

Downward Facing Dog Pose

Downward Facing Dog Pose

Downward Facing Dog Pose Under an open summer sky the heat of the sun warms my muscles. Floating out of Cobra Pose, gently rolling over my toes; my hips rise like a stately mountain peek into Downward Facing Dog Pose.…

Lion in the Lotus Pose

Lion in the Lotus Pose

Lion in the Lotus Pose See the summer foliage as a background? You wouldn’t know that that is my front driveway view, but it is summer and the greenery is lush. I hear birds chattering, the occasional bee or dragonfly…

Permission To Play

Permission To Play

Permission To Play Who you are in this moment is all you need to start a Yoga Practice. Simply surrendering to the practice for 20, 30, 60, 90 minutes or more guarantees you will not be the same when you…

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…

Lizard Pose – Utthan Pristhasana

Lizard Pose – Utthan Pristhasana

Lizard Pose – Utthan Pristhasana   Hip opening Lizard Pose can counteract the effects of running, biking, and sitting to bring back the love to tight hips. Gravity helps to improve hip flexibility while the forearms rest on the ground…

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…

Wide Leg Forward Bend D Pose

Wide Leg Forward Bend D Pose

Wide Leg Forward Bend D Pose Wide Leg Forward Bend D Pose is a wonderful pose to extend the length of the hamstrings shortened after prolonged sitting and after sports such as hockey and soccer to stretch the hamstrings and…