Standing Positions & Salutations


There is something the “same” at the root of all the yoga asanas.  Investigate this pose deeply and apply the principles to all the others to find “balance, equanimity and evenness of mind”. “Yoga is Balance” from the Bhagavad Gita Finding Some Balance working with a partner. We use our Asana ‘Practice’ to Develop Skills to find a more Balanced, …

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Chaturanga Dandasana

This is a hard pose! I know, it took me years to understand how to work the body evenly to hold myself off the floor without over working the trapeze muscles.  But if you continue on the Ashtanga Vinyasa practice you will need to work this pose well in order to build the necessary strength to …

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Sun Salutations

Even when we don’t have enough time to do the whole practice:  We suggest you practice these daily to build your strength, flexibility and endurance.  They only take about 20 minutes and it is a great way to get the prana flowing to be ready for the day! En français:

Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

A little clip explaining….How to twist into this challenging pose in a way which keeps the shoulder girdle broad and open; avoiding crunching around the neck and the collar bones. And…How to help someone get into the pose by stabilizing them and using your hands to guide them into understanding the dynamics of the pose. …

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