A New Published Article for Ekhart Yoga: Tapas

This month, Ekhart Yoga have a special series of online classes all about some of my favourite asanas to practice – arm balances! Physically, these postures both require and build upper body and core strength, plus a lot of inner heat! But the biggest benefits along the path to arm balances occur on a muchContinue reading “A New Published Article for Ekhart Yoga: Tapas”

Practice: Vasisthasana (Side Plank)

Practicing relatively simple arm balances such as Vasisthasana helps to build the upper body and core strength we’ll need when approaching asanas such as Bakasana, Koundinyasana, Urdvha mukha vrksasana (handstand), or Astavakrasana. Strengthening the upper body helps to cultivate Tapas – no, not the Spanish food…. Tapas is part of the Niyamas; the second limbContinue reading “Practice: Vasisthasana (Side Plank)”