Tag Archive | back bend

#PowerPose 52 – Dwi Pāda Viparīta Daṇḍāsana

#PowerPose 52 – Dwi Pāda Viparīta Daṇḍāsana

Happy November Yogis!  This month of gratitude offers so much to celebrate.  The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving are filled with almost constant reminders to be thankful and open-hearted.  Like our yoga practice, gratitude has a balance all it’s own.  Sometimes it flows fully and freely, other times, it builds starting slowly and gradually gaining […]

#PowerPose 26 – Uṣṭrāsana

#PowerPose 26 – Uṣṭrāsana

Uṣṭrāsana or Camel Pose is most likely named for the hump in a camel’s back.  But there’s more camel imagery that might be helpful when cultivating this posture.  Many yogis hold a lot of tension in the jaw, palette, and throat when exploring this back bend.  Letting go or releasing in these areas can be […]