#35 Bakasana – Crow Pose

(LONDON) por Paula Tooths Crow Pose, also sometimes called “Crane Pose,” is usually the first arm balance that we learn. Perfection in asana is achieved when the effort to perform it becomes effortless and the infinite being within is reached. ∞ Patanjali Challenge yourself and remember THERE IS NO RUSH! Steps: From Tadasana squat down with the feet a little apart, knees wider then your hips. Place your hands flat in front of you on the floor. Firm your hands …

#34 Balasana – Child Pose

(LONDON) por Paula Tooths Child’s pose is an excellent resting pose that’s practiced in almost every yoga class. It is useful after strenuous postures like headstand in order to restore the body’s natural circulation or as a counter pose to back bends. It’s a very calming pose that can put you into a deep relaxation. The pose is called Child’s pose because you form the shape of a baby and your spine is curved naturally like a fetus. Karma moves …

#33 Sequence of some Primary Poses & Yoga Legend

(LONDON) por Paula Tooths This week i have presented primary/ basic balancing poses. Today I have decided post a illustrative resume along the best legend of Yoga I know. Yoga means now you will have to be a harmony, you will have to become One. Osho Yoga Legend Mount Meru is a mythical mountain that is purported to be the axis of the universe. It is considered to be the center of all the physical, metaphysical and spiritual universes. It …

#32 Urdhva Upavistha Konasana – Upward-Facing Open Angle Pose

(LONDON) por Paula Tooths The practice of asanas and pranayama is learning to control the body and the senses so the Inner light may come forth. That light is the same for the whole world and it is possible for man to experience this light, his own Self through correct Yoga practice. This is the natural outcome of a good practice and one will gradually learn to control the mind because one eventually will come to experience the very support of it. …

#31 Urdhva Mukha Paschimattanasana – Upward Facing Forward Bend

(LONDON) por Paula Tooths Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana (Upward Facing Intense West Stretch) is an elegant balance that strengthens the abdominals and hip flexors, lengthens the hamstrings, and improves mental focus. Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana help relieve backaches, and prevent hernia When we think of failure; failure will be ours. If we remain undecided nothing will ever change. All we need to do is want to achieve something great and then simply to do it. Never think of failure, for what we think, …

#30 Vasisthasana – Side Plank Pose

(LONDON) por Paula Tooths Side Plank Pose (Vasisthasana) is a powerful yoga exercise or asana that aims at enhancing your arm balance. The Sanskrit term “Vasisth” refers to “best or most excellent sage.” As the level of excellence is an attribute of many sages, the Side Plank Pose is also referred to as the Sage Pose. Yoga is not about touching your toes. It’s about unlocking your ideas about what you want, where you think you can go, and how …

#29 Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana – Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose

(LONDON) por Paula Tooths Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana is a challenging sequence of standing balancing asanas and the apex of the arc of the standing sequence of Ashtanga yoga. Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer. – Barbara De Angelis Like any yoga asana or pose and for any beginner it is important to know the limits of your own body. Steps: …

#28 Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana – Revolved Half Moon Pose

(LONDON) por Paula Tooths English translations of the name vary, including “Twisting Half Moon,” “Half Moon Twist,” and others. But no matter what your teacher calls it, you’ll gain all of this pose’s benefits when you add it to your practice! People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I can’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for circumstances they want, and if they can’t …

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