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HIPS DON'T LIE

June 28, 2021

The mind-body connection is what enables the ancient practice of yoga the foundation upon which to provide its benefits of calmness and serenity. What happens to the mind also happens to the body and spirit, sums the essence of what yoga, the Sanskri... Read more

JANU SIRSASANA - HEAD TO KNEE FORWARD FOLD

June 22, 2021

Janu Sirsasana is a seated forward fold. Its name comes from Sanskrit words Janu that means Knee, Sirsa that means Head and Asana that means posture. This is the pose that is great for grounding oneself, it strengthen the earth element and it’s helpi... Read more

THE BREATH OF VICTORY OR UJJAYI BREATH

June 16, 2021

Ujjayi is a Sanskrit word that means “one who is victorious;” so Ujjayi breath means “breath of victory” or “victorious breath.” This is because the technique brings a sense of uplifting, power, and confidence to the practitioner. Integrating Ujja... Read more

VIRABHADRASANA II OR WARRIOR II POSE

June 07, 2021

Warrior II or Virabhadrasana II comes from Sanskrit word veer-uh-buh-DRAHS-uh-nuh that represents mythological Hindu warrior, Virabhadra, an incarnation of the god Shiva and word asana that means pose. Virabhadra was a tall, dark, and fierce deity, d... Read more