Tag Archive | vrksasana

#PowerPose 53 – Vṛkṣāsana

#PowerPose 53 – Vṛkṣāsana

On a walk the other day I was taken by the image of a tree that had lost most of its leaves.  They were puddled up around in a circle at the base of the tree.  It was a vibrant pile of bright yellow and earthy brown.  The exposed branches of the tree were expansive […]

Of Trees and Roots

When practicing or teaching grounding poses, energetically there’s rooting, grounding, strength and stability. These actions are all embodied in nature, especially in trees. We embody these characteristics in vrksasana (tree pose). So, the yogi, the tree, is rooted, grounded, strong and stable. It can definitely appear so on the outside. But what about the soil? […]