13 Dec 2017
Inversions are so much fun!
They have some amazing physical benefits.
> Improving of the lymphatic system circulation. > Improving of blood circulation. > Massaging of the diaphragm.
The emotional benefits are also great.
We get to:
> Challenge our limitations by over coming fear. >…
08 Dec 2017
Parsvottanasana. Geeta Iyengar wrote about this asana:“Parsvottanasana contains several movements, which maintain mobility of the following joints - the neck, arms, shoulders, wrists, armpits, ankles, toes, knees, pelvis, thighs and spine. Every joint participates and involved in the action. It is an ‘action-packed’ asana. Yet, it has a capacity to…
04 Dec 2017
The starting point in Ayurveda is not the absence of disease, but the desire for heath and balance. 🌱Here is the Ayurvedic definition of health :“One who is established in Self, who has balanced Doshas, balanced Agni, properly formed Dhatus, proper elimination of Malas, well functioning body processes, whose mind,…
Stretching the Psoas Muscle
01 Dec 2017
Stretching the psoas muscle.
So much to say about this deep muscle. First the anatomy - It’s actually a group of 2 (sometimes 3) muscles, located deep to the abdominal contents, stretching from the last thoracic vertebra and the 5 lumbar vertebrae, passing underneath the inguinal ligament (pelvis) to its…
Restorative Adho Mukha Virasana
29 Nov 2017
Restorative Adho mukha virasana or child’s pose with bolster. We love this very restorative asana. It’s both a forward bend and a heart opener.
Here is how to go in the asana: Take a bolster or 2. If you don’t have a bolster take a few pillows or a rolled…