Monthly Archive

March 2015

Featured Asana: Extended Triangle (Utthita Trikonasana)

Triangle and Extended Triangle poses are standing side stretch poses providing numerous physical and mental benefits. In the gentler triangle pose, rather than have the torso parallel to the floor with your hand on the floor, the torso is bent at the waist at a comfortable angle with the hand resting on your leg. After a few ... Read More »

March 31, 2015 ·

Asanas

Asana of the Month

10 Minute Unguided Meditation Video

Researchers continue to find and document the many physical and mental benefits of regular meditation. As little as ten minutes per  day can reduce anxiety, stress, depression, and lower blood pressure. Recently published studies indicate regular meditation can increase your life span most likely due to reduced stress and lower blood pressure. While some practitioners ... Read More »

March 16, 2015 ·

Meditation

Meditation

Half Cobra (Ardha Bhujangasana)

This Cobra pose variation has the same physical and mental benefits. If you are new to yoga and have limited flexibility, you can use half Cobra instead of Cobra pose in  Sun Salutations until you develop enough flexibility for full Cobra pose. English Name: Half Cobra Pose Sanskrit Name: Bhujangasana Difficulty Level: 4 Start Position: Lying on belly Instructions: Step ... Read More »

March 3, 2015 ·

Asanas

Hatha yoga half cobra pose