Tag Archive | arm balance

#PowerPose 39 – Eka Pāda Bakāsana

#PowerPose 39 – Eka Pāda Bakāsana

A fundamental action in many arm balances is the employment of Uḍḍiyāna Bandha.  This energetic element starts as a muscular upward lift of the low belly.  It develops into the harnessing of Prāṇa or lifeforce in the body to create a flying up effect.  This is how a physical pose can transform from just an […]

#PowerPose 32 – Tittibhāsana

#PowerPose 32 – Tittibhāsana

Sometimes I feel like I shouldn’t have a favorite season.  Much like a mom with kids, you love them with an equal amount of fervor, but for different reasons.  I’ve been somewhat successful, but truth be told, I have my favorite.  (Season that is.) I love the crunch and vibrant colors of fall.  All things […]

#PowerPose 22 – Dwi Pāda Kouṇḍinyāsana

#PowerPose 22 – Dwi Pāda Kouṇḍinyāsana

With the nice weather comes a lot more outdoor activity.  The number of cyclists and runners on the roads and trails has dramatically increased in the last couple of weeks. This week’s Power Pose Dwi Pāda Kouṇḍinyāsana, provides a challenging counter-balance to this type of activity and will definitely make you aware of your lliotibial […]