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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…

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…

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…

Half Bridge Pose

Half Bridge Pose

Half Bridge Pose The backbend Half Bridge Pose or in Sanskrit Ardha Setu Bandha Sarvangasana is a preparation pose for full Bridge Pose and eventually Wheel Pose. Half Bridge Pose is a gentle back bend to mobilize the spine, a…

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.…

10 Ways to Improve Office Productivity

10 Ways to Improve Office Productivity

  10 Ways to Improve Office Productivity   What is backing your day at work? Is it a great chair, positive co-workers, green space, living food, clean air, regular sports activities, a clear and creative mind, frequent holidays or someone…