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Pose of the Week: Savasana

Pose of the Week: Savasana

This week’s pose is Savasana. Sava = Corpse and Asana = Pose/Posture. But you knew that already, didn’t you?! It’s one of the first Sanskrit words that are embedded in your memory! More info...

Pose of the Week: Navasana

Pose of the Week: Navasana

This week’s pose is Navasana. Nava= Ship, boat or vessel, and Asana= pose/posture. There are 2 versions of this asana – Paripurna (full/complete) and Ardha (half). Today we are looking at the full version of Boat Pose. More info...

Pose of the Week: Marichyasana 3

Pose of the Week: Marichyasana 3

This week's pose is Marichyasana 3. It is a seated twist named after the Sage Marichi, the son of Brahma. Marichi is one of the seven lords of creation who sprang from the mind of Lord Brahma to help oversee the complicated construction porcess of the universe. He was an intuitive seer. Marichi literally means a ray of light either from the moon or the sun. Asana = pose/posture. More info...

Pose of the Week: Paschimottanasana

Pose of the Week: Paschimottanasana

This week’s pose is Paschimottanasana. Paschima= west, Asana= posture/pose. It also is called Brahmacharyasana. More info...

Pose of the Week: Dandasana

Pose of the Week: Dandasana

This week’s pose is Dandasana. Danda = Staff or stick, Asana = Posture/pose.   How can something so simple be SO challenging? Just sitting on the floor with your legs straight out in front of you, with a lifted spine. Easy…. ;-) More info...

Pose of the Week: Salabhasana

Pose of the Week: Salabhasana

This week’s pose is Salabhasana. Salabh= locust, Asana = pose/posture. So it’s locust pose. The shape of the pose is similar to a locust at rest. More info...

Pose of the Week: Salamba Sirsasana

Pose of the Week: Salamba Sirsasana

  This week’s pose is Salamba Sirsasana. Salamba = with support (that is, using the arms), Sirs = head, Asana= pose/posture. We call it Headstand and some call it Head Balance. More info...

Pose of the Week: Sukasana/Swastikasana

Pose of the Week: Sukasana/Swastikasana

This week the pose is Sukhasana or alternatively named Swastikasana. Sukh= Easy. Swastika= good fortune or well-being, it is a sacred symbol of harmony in Hinduism and Buddhism. Asana= pose/posture. I refer to it as Easy Crossed Leg Position. More info...

Pose of the Week: Salamba Savangasana Part 2

Pose of the Week: Salamba Savangasana Part 2

This week the pose is Salamba Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand). PART 2: There’s more to be said…. More info...

Pose of the Week: Salamba Savangasana

Pose of the Week: Salamba Savangasana

This week the pose is Salamba Sarvangasana. Salamba= accompanied by a support or prop, Sarvang= all, whole, entire, complete, Anga= limb or body, and Asana= posture or pose. Therefore, the whole body benefits.  We know this pose as Shoulderstand. More info...

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