Supported Bridge: A Healing Pose

Supported Bridge: A Healing Pose

The healing benefits of supported bridge Do you have poses that you do rain or shine and in all seasons. Your body and mind say, ‘This is an every day pose. Bring it!’ Supported bridge (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana) is one of these. It can be performed in a...
Cool Yoga for Hot, Humid Weather

Cool Yoga for Hot, Humid Weather

Adapt your practice  We’re facing a solid week ahead of temperatures in the low 30’s in our region, accompanied by high humidity. (For Americans, that translates to low 90’s.)  For me, that points to doing my best to stay cool when I do my yoga...
When the Temperature is Hot, Do Cool Yoga

When the Temperature is Hot, Do Cool Yoga

Regarding yoga practice, when the temperature is hot in the extreme, do you go to ground? I’ve learned that you don’t necessarily need to skip your yoga practice. Just do cool yoga. In Australia now, we are experiencing a summer where the atmosphere is...
Five Minute Poses: Supta Virasana

Five Minute Poses: Supta Virasana

Supta Virasana: Your Stomach’s Friend Supta Virasana, reclining Hero Pose, is just what I need today after experiencing the Big Xmas Lunch Indulgence. No doubt it will be followed by the Big Boxing Day Seafood Extravaganza. And then, a few days of clearing our...
Five Minute Poses: Supta Baddha Konasana

Five Minute Poses: Supta Baddha Konasana

Supta Baddha Konasana: An All-Rounder Years ago I did a 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat. The only yoga pose I did during the course was Supta Baddha Konasana. It helped balance many hours spent in sitting and walking meditation. When my meditation energy was...
Five Minute Yoga Poses: Mountain Brook Pose

Five Minute Yoga Poses: Mountain Brook Pose

Mountain Brook Pose This restorative pose has a name like a flowing Tai Chi movement or a sweetly sedative acupuncture point. Actually, the name Mountain Brook Pose simply reflects the way a yoga practitioner’s body drapes over the soft props. Like water flowing...
In Praise of Legs Up the Wall

In Praise of Legs Up the Wall

What’s not to praise? Legs up the wall is a favourite with many people because it’s a pose that’s guaranteed to sort you out. With a minimum investment of energy, the pose will return you maximum benefits. It is restorative, regenerative and...
Yoga Props Can Be a Lifeline

Yoga Props Can Be a Lifeline

A Lifeline… …is a thing on which someone or something depends or which provides a means of escape from a difficult situation (according to my computer dictionary). For all of this week I chose to do a yoga practice that incorporated poses I consider to...
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