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#PowerPose Week 12 – Ardha Chandrasana Chopasana

#PowerPose Week 12 – Ardha Chandrasana Chopasana

This week’s Peak Power Pose is Ardha Chandrasana Chopasana, which is sometimes called Candy Cane Pose.  It’s the perfect fit for the week of Christmas.  This challenging posture is a balancing and backbending pose.  Ardha Chandrasana Chopasana melds together Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon) and Ardha Dhanurasana (Half Bow).  It requires balance, and availability of the […]

#PowerPose Week 9 – Ardha Chandrasana

One thing Thanksgiving teaches me is how much I appreciate balance.  Like most everyone in the U.S., our family ate a little more than usual, stayed up a little later, and generally got a little out of whack.  We had a great time, but celebrating and partying can’t last forever, it’s important to come back […]

Finding Balance

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity, but of balance, order rhythm and harmony.” -Thomas Merton (monk, poet, social activist) Hard and soft. Ebb and flow. Yin and yang. Teeter and totter. Life is a balancing act. The thing about balance is that it requires constant adjustment, alignment and calibration. Balance is important in every […]