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Asana of the Month – Balakasana

The pose I commonly find myself in is Child’s Pose (Balakasana) and the many variations of having my knees pulled in close to my chest. Physically it does many things; however, I notice these qualities: It lengthens the lower lumbar region, which is a common area that experiences contraction. When on the knees with the […]

Asana of the month: Baddha Konasana

Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle – Butterfly) I find myself in this posture in almost every practice as I love the deep hip opening and the gentle elongation and release in the lower back and sacrum. I share it regularly with my students, who are mostly women as it is a great posture for menstrual health […]

Asana of the month: Viparita Karani

Viparita Karani (legs-up-the-wall pose) Viparita = inverted, reversed; Karani = doing, making Viparita Karani is a wonderful yoga posture and a favourite of mine, one that I share with students any time of the year. This asana is particularly refreshing in the long dark months of winter. It is a nice inversion alternative
 to savasana pose and […]