Practice: Parsvottanasana (Intense Side Stretch)

‘Parsva’ = Side / Flank   ‘Ut’ = Intense   ‘Tan’ = To stretch or extend Opening the sides of the body offers us a doorway into a deeper expansion of – and connection to – the breath. From our physical asana practice, and the practice of pranayama, we know that whatever situation we find ourselves inContinue reading “Practice: Parsvottanasana (Intense Side Stretch)”

Practice: Upavistha Konasana (Seated wide-angled forward fold)

This is one of those poses in which we learn that the more you push and force things, the further away you get from where you want to be. Let things be easy, breathe in to it, and realise that the important thing is never where you end up, but what you learn along theContinue reading “Practice: Upavistha Konasana (Seated wide-angled forward fold)”