Apanasana- Calming and Grounding Yoga Pose

Apanasana- Calming and Grounding Yoga Pose

Apanasana: Knees-to-Chest Pose “Let it go.” It is a phrase we often hear as encouragement to free our grasp onto sentiments, experiences, feelings, thoughts and distractions that no longer serve our wellbeing. Easier said than done right? While the journey...
Sukhasana

Sukhasana

Sukhasana: Seated Easy Pose Whether it’s been a long day or week filled with joyous times or a few more bumps along the path than preferred, we could all use more moment of serene peace, reflection and gratitude. An ideal asana for meditation, Sukhasana or...
The Foundation of Steadiness and Ease in Yoga

The Foundation of Steadiness and Ease in Yoga

By Sarah Powers Patanjali’s linked concepts of “sthira” and “sukha” — steadiness and ease — can help structure your teaching. Learn how situating your instruction between these two poles can help your students find harmony. In describing the qualities of asana with...
Shakti and Chi

Shakti and Chi

Chi is constantly circulating through our meridians but the vast potential of Shakti lies dormant in the first chakra at the base of our spine. The relationship between chi and Shakti can be likened to the liquid and solid wax of a burning candle. All the chi...