Balasana (Child's Pose) can be a highly under-rated and under-utilized Yoga Pose in our Yoga classes. Balasana yields tremendous physical, mental, and energetic benefits including:
The classic, straight leg jump through in Vinyasa/Ashtanga flows requires a combination of specific strength engagement techniques along with ample range of motion in the back lines of the body. With this foundation of strength and flexibility, you then need to be able to coordinate these physical elements in order to systematically flow the legs through to sitting.
Our Hatha Yoga classes and Meditation practices are valuable tools for countering the barrage of negative energies and stressors presented by the world. Most people live with constant echos of stress vibrating through the nervous system leading to chronic disease. Our nervous system has two main pathways that automatically run the functions of the body.
Q: I recently injured my back doing Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana. Do you have any tips on how I can avoid this from happening again?