Archive | June, 2012

Paschimottanasana Seated Forward Bend (Arm Variation)

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Kailashasana (Pose of Kailash)

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Eka Pada Viparita Dandasana (One Leg Inverted Staff Pose)

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Skandasana Forward Bend (Pose of Skanda)

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Niralamba Sirsasana Variation (Headstand without hands)

Niralamba Sirsasana in Osoyoos, British Columbia.

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Student Spotlight! *Manni*

  Manni wanted to learn new arm balances. So among other things, I suggested we work toward this impressive combination of arm balancing asanas. Manni uses her concentration and breath control brilliantly – moving from kakasana (crow pose), into sirsasana (headstand) and back again into kakasana!

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Vamadevasana Sitting Pose (Pose of Vamadeva)

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Take it easy peasy.

It’s good to have intention in your asana practice, but don’t struggle too much. You’ll lose the beauty and essence of your practice: the ability to stay relaxed while in action, the body under complete control of the mind. Ironically, easing off of a pose slightly will actually help you coax your muscles to go […]

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Ardha Matsyendrasana – Wrist Grab Variation (Half Spinal Twist)

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