Prasarita Padottanasana (Standing wide leg forward fold)

PRASARITA PADOTTANASANA  ORIGINAL NAME: Prasarita Padottanasana ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Standing wide leg forward fold (prasarita = spread, Pada = feet, uttana = intense, asana = pose) LEVEL – Beginner BENEFITS: Strengthens the quadriceps, gluts and calves Builds endurance in the legs and arms Relieves stiffness in the hip joint Releases lower back discomfort Increases circulation in the trunk Builds willpower and resilience CONTRAINDICATIONS: Diarrhea Chronic fatigue COMMON … Read More

Benefits of Yoga Poses Workshop. Saturday, Jan 7, 2017.

Do you know how many yoga poses are available to us? 26? 50? Maybe 100’s? Legend claims that we have 84 million yoga poses! Many of these are unknown to us today, but there are still several thousands that have been documented for us over the centuries. Have you ever wondered what the benefits of these yoga poses are? The physical … Read More