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Utthita Hasta Padangustasana

Pronounced: utt-HEE-tuh AH-stuh PAH-DAHN-goo-St-HAH-suh-nuh This pose is a powerful one, and one I always anticipate when doing the primary series.  It’s the first posture that requires 3 things of the body; strength, flexibility, and balance.  It’s the pose that distinguishes the regular practitioners and the casual student.  It tests your

Towards a Better Frog – A Technical Analysis

   Frog on the ledge, contemplating life [1] Ah, downward facing frog. So deceptively simple. So excruciatingly painful. The thought of sitting through another minute of it makes me consider just ending it all.  Does absolute wonders for your hips though.   Frog Pose – Overview Not to be confused

Asanas and adjustments

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Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-Limbed Stick Pose)

Chaturanga (chatur=four; anga=limb; danda=staff, stick) is an excellent pose to build awareness of the muscles that support and stabilize our shoulder blades. It is also an excellent core exercise to prepare us for more challenging arm balances. Benefits are as follows: –   Strengthen the legs, buttocks, back, abs, shoulders, arms,

Sirsasana A (Headstand pose) “a panacea, a cure-all for all diseases”

Technique (Getting into the pose): 1. Sit in Vajrasana (kneeling position), by contracting the hamstrings and plantar flex the feet by contracting the gastrocnemius and soleus muscle; close your eyes and relax the whole body. After a few minutes, bend forward, by contracting the quadriceps femoris and the gluteus maximus

Memoirs of Yoga Teacher Training

Congratulations to those who have made it through the 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training, Weekend batch from Jan to March 2010. Through your hardwork, sweat, tears (blood? I hope not) I hope this lovely bunch of girls have learnt something valuable for life. Yoga philosophy cannot be learnt just be

Tirisula Yoga Teacher Training – Selangor, Malaysia

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMCVF0Mq6wM&rel=0] Check out some of the yoga posture adjustment techniques here. For more details on 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training Courses, please visit www.tirisulayoga.com

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