Tag Archive | #PowerPose

#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 51 – Supta Vīrāsana

#PowerPose 51 – Supta Vīrāsana

This pose was my kryptonite.  There was a time, that if I heard a teacher queue this pose, my whole body would cringe.  I just didn’t like it.  It was a pose that didn’t fit naturally, I couldn’t muscle it (and shouldn’t muscle others either), and progress was extremely slow.  I’ve never had major knee […]

#PowerPose 50 – Aṅjaneyāsana Variation

#PowerPose 50 – Aṅjaneyāsana Variation

The pose Aṅjaneyāsana or Crescent Lunge is named after Aṅjanā, Hanumān’s mother.  Hanumān, the monkey king, has a legendary capability for love and devotion, which is illustrated in the epic of Rāmāyaṇa.  It’s easy to see that this pose is related to Hanumānāsana, especially because of the open heart. It’s always lovely to meet the […]