Practice: Anjaneyasana (Back-Bending Variation)

When it comes to backbends, there’s a lot more to it than just bending backwards…. In order to find the healthiest backbend for our own body, it’s important to open up, lengthen, strengthen and release all the other areas that might be restricting us from getting into a backbend that is truly beneficial for us.Continue reading “Practice: Anjaneyasana (Back-Bending Variation)”

Practice: Virabhadrasana 1 / Warrior 1 *Heart Opening Variation

Vira = Hero     Bhadra = Friend    Asana = Posture Just the action of opening up the chest and energetic heart space can be enough to shift some people’s mindset; we’re often so caught up in our own world of worries, concerns and frustrations that we tend to close ourselves off physically and emotionally from theContinue reading “Practice: Virabhadrasana 1 / Warrior 1 *Heart Opening Variation”

Practice: Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose)

Setu = ‘bridge’ or ‘dam’ Bandha = ‘lock’ or ‘bind’ Asana = ‘posture’ or ‘pose’ Backbends are brilliant for counteracting our habits of slouching, collapsing the chest and generally closing ourselves off from the world all day. Having our bodies and hearts open is something which can often be subconsciously a little scary. To openContinue reading “Practice: Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose)”