Tiryaki Tadasan ~ Swaying Tree
Stand with feet about 2 foot apart. Feel strong connection between footsoles and floor throughout practice, like roots embedded in earth.
Interlink fingers in front of abdomen. Eyes closed.
Inhale and raise arms, tu
Stand with the feet shoulder distance apart, spine erect, shoulders comfortable.
Interlink the fingers in front of the abdomen, palms facing upwards, arms and hands soft.
Focus your gaze on a point on the wall at eye level, s
Butterfly - Warm Up
Sit comfortably on floor and bring the foot-soles together, with the knees out to the side.
Take a hold of the feet and keep the spine long and tall. Make sure the tail bone is tilted out not inwards, so that you are sitting d
Roll Down Padahastanasana
Stand straight with the feet shoulder distance apart. Body erect but comfortable.
When settled, slowly bend forward the chin towards the chest, roll forwards the shoulders, let the arms hang down loosely.
Begin to bend fro
Hip Circling (Warm Up)
Stand with the feet about 2 foot apart. Bend the knees very slightly. Hands on hips.
Spine straight but comfortable, shoulders relaxed. Circle very slowly from the hips for a while in one direction and then the other. Imagine
Kati Chakrasana ~ Twisting Pose (Warm Up)
Stand with feet more than hip distance apart. Knees a little bent.
Keep hips facing forward. Bring right hand to left shoulder, and left arm behind back. Look in the direction of left shoulder and twist upp
An apparently simple pose...after all who doesn't know how to lie down and chill out?
But it is the core practice of Yoga, for it is the complete stilling of the body, which allows the relaxation of the entire psycho-physiological system, and therea
Surya Namaskara translates as Salutation to The Sun.
It is a sadhana or practise of ‘Solar Revitalisation’.
The practice itself revolves around 12 postures which regulate the
prana in the body. It is very u Read more…
This is based on the program developed by
Swami Janakananda - who teaches at the Håå Course Centre in Sweden. It is from his book ...
''Yoga, Tantra and Meditation in Daily Life.''
''The purpose of yoga is to prepare for meditation. Yoga has no pu
To tell the truth if I had discovered yoga asana as it is widely practised today in both the West and in modern India, with its emphasis on super-skinny gymnastics, hot-rooms, and body-beautiful, I would probably never have taken to the pract
These asana (postures) involve learning how to focus on the centre of gravity in the body, gaining co-ordination and well, strangely enough, ‘’balance’’ in the body.
They work on the physical level, stimulating those parts of the brain and nervou