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Lion’s Breath (Simhasana)

Kosha Yoga Pose of the Month, LION’S BREATH (SIMHASANA) Lion’s Breath Improves circulation in the blood to the and promotes healthy eyes.  It relieves stress and tension and can help prevent upper repertory problems. From a kneeling position sitting on your heals, crossing right ankle over left ankle. Place your hands on your thighs, straighten… Continue Reading

Rabbit Pose (SASANGASNANA)

Rabbit Pose increases mobility and elasticity of the spine and back muscles; it increases the fresh blood and oxygen flow to the nervous system.  Rabbit relieves tension in the neck and shoulders; it helps alleviate colds and sinus problems. The compression rejuvenates the thyroid and parathyroid glands which helps stimulates your wake sleep cycle.  It… Continue Reading

Garland Pose (Malasana)

Pose of the Month: Garland Pose (Malasana) Benefits of Garland Pose (Malasana) Improves the digestive tract. Strengthens the ankles, thighs, knees, and abdominals. Stretches and strengthens the spine and torso. Opens the hips and groin.   Spring is in the air!  Practice Garland Pose (Malasana) while gardening.   From mountain pose (tadasana) step your feet… Continue Reading

Sunbird, Chakravakasana

Pose of the Month- Sunbird Sunbird ( chakravakasana ) Sunbird pose helps to increase balance. Sunbird strengthens the abdominals, back, wrists, elbows, neck and shoulders. From your hands and knees with your shoulders over your wrists, knees hip width apart and your knees beneath your hips. Gently engage your lower abdominal muscles to draw the… Continue Reading

Tree Pose (Vrksasana)

Tree pose improves focus, balance and strengthens your posture. Vrksasana uplifts your spirt, encourages patience, poise and grace. Form Mountain Pose (Tadasana), evenly distribute your weight on both feet, Shift your weight to one foot and bring the sole of the opposite foot to your inner ankle, calf or thigh.  Avoid resting your foot against… Continue Reading

Dancer Pose, (Natahrajasana) Lord of the Dance

Natarahjasana is a remarkable heart-opener that encourages balance, harmony and peace of mind. Natahrajasana Benifits: Opens the front line of the body, engages shoulders, and strengthens the spine, hips, thighs, knees and ankles.  Dancer improves focus and concentration, develops balance and grace. Practicing Natahrajasana: From mountain pose (Tadasana) steady your weight evenly on your right… Continue Reading