The SERPENT POSTURE

The Serpent Posture is known in sanskrit as ANANTASANA. It is a balancing pose while reclining on one side of the body. One leg is extended upright while keeping the drishti (eye gaze) focused in front. The challenge is not tipping forward or backward and staying grounded while taking an attitude of timelessness. Anantasana refers to the ‘Infinite One’. When practicing Serpent Pose, imagine being peaceful as Lord Vishnu, the sustainer of the universe. He reclines on his side on the thousand-headed serpent resting at the bottom of the ocean.. infinitely.

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BREATHING

BREATHING happens all day long but on our yoga mat we are more aware of it. During a yoga session the breath is emphasized to

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MEDITATION First

Historically, the ancient yogis sat in Meditation first and the discovery of Asana followed. They began to imitate what they saw in their environment with

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CHANDRA, The MOON

CHANDRA is a beautiful name. In Hindu it translates as Moon. There are variations of Moon postures in our yoga practice. This evolved from the

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INNER LIGHT

Have you noticed people who are naturally shiny? They radiate a certain inner glow. In Ayurveda, this is associated with the term ojas. It is

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PATANJALI

A long time ago, before the Common Era, between 100 BCE and 500 BCE, an author named Patanjali compiled the well known yogic text called

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THE FEELING TONE

Every time we come onto our yoga mat, there is a reverence for this ancient path. Traditionally it has been passed down verbally from master

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