All Discussions (35)

Sort by

Saral Dhanurasana ~ Easy Bow Pose

Saral Dhanurasana

Lie flat on your tummy.

Legs a little apart.

Forehead resting on floor.

Arms down alongside the body.

Bend the knees so that the feet come towards buttocks, but no strain.

Place the chin on floor.

Reach back with hands and catch a

Read more…
0 Replies

Shakti Bandha ~ Energy Unblockers

Four Shakti Bandha Movements ~ Energy Unblockers

Shakti Bandha movements concentrate on the hips, lower back and lower abdomen which is where we hold a lot of our muscle tension. bandha means locks and Shakti means energy, so these warm ups aim to k

Read more…
0 Replies

Marjariasana ~ Cat Pose

Marjariasana

Come onto all fours, hands directly below the shoulders, knees directly below the hips. Knees and feet are hip distance apart. Spine is flat, and head can hang down gently. Arrange the body so that you feel solid and 'square' like a ta

Read more…
0 Replies

Makarasana ~ Crocodile Pose

Makarasana

Lie flat on the ground on your front.

Legs straight. Feet together.

Raise the head, and place the chin into a cup formed by the hands. the elbows are now on the ground. They are close together if you want a bigger stretch and further apar

Read more…
0 Replies

Jyestikasana ~ 'Best' Pose

So Called as it is the best pose for relaxing spine

Lie on the tummy with the legs a bit apart. Turn the toes in towards each other and let heels fall out to sides.

Interlock the fingers at the back of the head, either at the back of neck, or the b

Read more…
0 Replies

Bhujangasana ~ Cobra

BHUJANGASANA

Lie on your front. Feet straight out behind, body in alignment.

Place the hands on the floor beneath the shoulders, slightly to the sides. Palms flat. Fingers face forwards.

SLOWLY Raise head to look forwards and then using the muscle

Read more…
0 Replies

Merudandasana ~ Balance on Tail bone

Meru Dandasana ~ Balance on tail bone.

 

 

 

Sit on floor with tailbone tilted back a little so that you are directly on sitting bones.

 

Bring footsoles together and take a hold of big toes with fingers. Focus gaze on a point before you.

Inhale and

Read more…
0 Replies

Warrior 2

Warrior 2

 

Again, many variations. I'm going with this one.

 

Stand as described in Warrior 1, especially re feet and hips. 

https://somathread.ning.com/groups/yoga-and-tantra/asana/warrior-1

 

Join hands in prayer pose in front of chest.

Turn whole

Read more…
0 Replies

Warrior 1

Warrior 1

 

There are lots of different versions of this, and lots of variations of different stages which I will post elsewhere. I'm going with this one.

 

Stand with feet about 3 foot apart. Hips face forwards.

 Turn left foot to 45 degrees in towa

Read more…
0 Replies

Utthanasana ~ Squat

Utthanasana ~ Squat Pose

 

Stand with the feet a little more than shoulder distance apart, the feet are turned out just a little , so that when you bend knees there is alignment. Arms loose by side of body. Close eyes and settle.

 

Now imagine there

Read more…
0 Replies