Practice: Anantasana Variation & Awareness Of ‘The Moments Between The Moments’….

Although we might remember ‘the important things’ that happen through life, we don’t often easily recall the moments between those ‘important’ moments. Ofcourse, this isn’t such a bad thing; our brains have to decide which things are important enough to ‘keep hold’ of, and which things don’t need to be thought about any more. OurContinue reading “Practice: Anantasana Variation & Awareness Of ‘The Moments Between The Moments’….”

Practice: Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana

 Parivrtta = ‘Revolved’    Ardha = ‘Half’    Chandra = ‘Moon’    Asana = ‘Posture’ or ‘Seat’  Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana or ‘revolved half moon pose’, is a challenging combination of twisting and balancing, which also requires a lot of core strength and focus. Balancing really requires us to be totally present and self-aware, and is alsoContinue reading “Practice: Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana”

Practice: Preparation For Ardha Chandrasana (Mini Half Moon)

When there’s an imbalance between tension, flexibility and strength in the hips, this can often cause problems primarily in the lower back and knees, although as mentioned last week, an imbalance in one part of the body can effect just about any other part of us – physically, mentally and emotionally. The gluteus medius, andContinue reading “Practice: Preparation For Ardha Chandrasana (Mini Half Moon)”

Practice: Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)

Ardha= ’half’ Chandra= ’shining’ often translated as ‘moon’ We may notice that most asanas are linked to nature and the natural cycles of the world around us. The opposites of day and night, calmness and activity, and heat and cool are also elements infused throughout yogic traditions, and the Sun and Moon are big themes often workedContinue reading “Practice: Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)”