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Heavenly Rest

… weekends, she did a full practice.” Still, Iyengar’s inclusion of Savasana in this three-pose sequence suggests its overall importance. $ no napping, please Apparently, it’s not uncommon for …, and in a little while the snow settles back down over the houses and trees.” Savasana, according to Rosen, is the settler of yoga. “Everything gets stirred …

From: Yoga Journal No. 241 (October 2011)
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Summer Sports Guide

…2008 TOP: NIKE; SHORTS: ASPIRE; SHOES (TOP LEFT): ISTOCKPHOTO Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose), variation This pose can give you muscle strength as well as a better awareness of the position of… a wall. (If you just stepped off your bike, you can prop it against a tree and use the frame.) Bring your hands to your hips and step your left foot…

From: Yoga Journal No. 211 (June 2008)
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Your Greatest Asset

… clenched, while standing and walking, or while practicing poses like Vrksasana (Tree Pose) or Virabhadrasana I, II, and III (Warrior Poses I, II, and III). When your glutes don’t…“There’s nothing better than direct experience.” Keep going with the following seven poses, which Howard uses to help students diagnose their unique glute imbalances, and…

From: Yoga Journal No. 273 (May 2015)
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What's The Buzz

buzz United We Pose Donald Duck Day, Upsy Daisy Day, National Chocolate Ice Cream Day—of all the silly (… video montages of scenic panoramas. Think Vrksasana (Tree Pose) in the Fairy Tale Forest, Makarasana (Crocodile Pose) surrounded by aquamarine waters, or surrendering to Savasana (Corpse Pose) in a galaxy far, far away. Wrist Watch…

From: Yoga Journal No. 274 (June 2015)
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Mission Possible

… alignment for your lower hand, arm, and shoulder. Placing your top leg in Vrksasana (Tree Pose) opens your hips and challenges your balance. To create stability in your lower shoulder in… shoulder, bend your left knee, hold your left ankle, and guide your foot into Tree Pose as high on your inner leg as you can. Feel the extra weight that theTree…

From: Yoga Journal No. 266 (August 2014)
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On Your Toes

…to learn and experience the dynamic nature of balance. Take Vrksasana (Tree Pose)—a seemingly simple pose in which you balance on one foot. No matter how still …builds strength and balance to prepare for Samatvamasana. 102 YOGAJOURNAL.COM 1 Vrksasana (Tree Pose), variation Begin your exploration of single-leg balancing and single-leg toe balancing…

From: Yoga Journal No. 209 (March 2008)
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Bringing Your Practice To Life

….com 22 YOGAJOURNAL.COM APRIL 2007 tree huggers Imagine standing in Tree Pose—in a tree. That was the idea behind a cabinlike tree house and deck built among five towering…“Strength is flexi- bility,” says Romero, who has built about a dozen tree houses. To create NATURE treetop structures that withstand the wind, he selects specimens …

From: Yoga Journal No. 202 (April 2007)
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Sweet Salutations

… 1 8 C O O K I E S W I T H T H E C R O W P O S E C O O K I E C U T T E R sswaeleuttations This year, invite your holiday cookies to strike a pose. When Karen La Du, a New Jersey art and yoga teacher, saw the silhouettes her art… Bakasana (Crow Pose), Sukhasana (Easy Pose), Paripurna Navasana (Boat Pose), and Vrksasana (Tree Pose). These fun shapes…

From: Yoga Journal No. 243 (December 2011)
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To The Moon!

… around the pelvis, sacrum, and lower back. Also, be sure that you are steady in Tree Pose, the first balancing pose to learn before venturing into this sequence. ARDHA CHANDRASANA (Half Moon…

From: Yoga Journal No. 199 (December 2006)
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Thigh Master

… against the wall. or practice a standing balancing pose like In this position the adductors will have to Vrksasana (Tree Pose), the adductors are work harder to hold the …against your fingers. a block between your thighs in Bridge In yoga poses with extended hips— Pose. Eventually, this can help correct the such as Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward …

From: Yoga Journal No. 213 (September 2008)
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Find Your Roots

… of the foot press evenly YoFuirnRdoots ONE OF THE MOST recognizable yoga asanas,Vrksasana (Tree Pose) has been identified in Indian relics dating back to the seventh cen- tury. “A… in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In ancient times, To f ind your balance in Tree Pose, plant deep roots. he says, wandering holy men called sadhus would meditate in this…

From: Yoga Journal No. 196 (June 2006)
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True To Yourself

… emphasize external rotation in your hips, like Vrksasana (Tree Pose), Parsvakonasana (Side Angle Pose), Trikonasana (Triangle Pose), and Virabhadrasana II (Warrior II). Repeat these poses in addition to Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) several times, to…

From: Yoga Journal No. 205 (September 2007)
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In Focus

connect in focus Readers share the pose they’re most grateful for. “Tree Pose is one of the first poses through which I could get a sense of finding internal balance. It … Blakeney Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada “Savasana is the most powerful and challenging pose. It nourishes my soul.” Monica Munguia Boulder, Colorado SEND US YOUR PICS To…

From: Yoga Journal No. 278 (November 2015)
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Body Of Knowledge: Relieve Hard-To-Release Back Tension By Unlocking Your Ql Muscles

…center and move to the other side. After several rounds, come into Balasana (Child’s Pose) over a bolster or blankets and take several long, slow breaths. Belly-Down Twist … very slowly with deep breaths. Repeat the stretch on the opposite side. Reclined Palm Tree Pose Lying on your back, bring your spine into lateral flexion, bending to the right…

From: Yoga Journal No. 281 (March 2016)
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In Focus

… Phoenix “After a hike together in Hopper Canyon, California, my mom, my sister, and I moved into Tree Pose. We felt so connected to each other and our environment.” Kendra Pedersen Olympia, Washington CLOCKWISE…

From: Yoga Journal No. 281 (March 2016)
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Train Your Brain To Relax

… meditation, and yoga nidra. Register at yogajournal.com/yogaforstressandanxiety. 71 VIRABHADRASANA II (WARRIOR POSE II) Step out sideways on your mat so your feet are about 3 to 4 feet… Your exhale will bring you back to center. Repeat on your left side. VRKSASANA (TREE POSE) To balance in a posture, it is helpful to be calm, steady, and focused…

From: Yoga Journal No. 281 (March 2016)
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In Focus

…, felt like the perfect place to practice.” Lauren Pinkston Herndon, Virginia “My mom and I practiced Tree Pose during our days of exploration in Yellowstone, Wyoming.” Katie Ann Sallada Cincinnati SEND US YOUR…

From: Yoga Journal No. 282 (May 2016)
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A Home Practice For Open, Happy Hips

…; BOTTOMS: VUORI may 2017 yogajournal.com praHcOticMe wEePll RACTICE 5 Vrksasana Tree Pose From Tadasana (Mountain Pose), place your right heel high up on your left inner thigh or … your hips. Stay here for 5 deep breaths. 7 Utthita Trikonasana Extended Triangle Pose From Warrior II, straighten your front (right) leg and shift your right hip…

From: Yoga Journal No. 291 (May 2017)
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Bringing Your Practice To Life

… worshippers sense and connect to the Divine in the river. The Divine in the tree. The Divine in the plant. The Divine in the mountain. They are one … programs with the Audubon Gardening Waist Apron ($18), olivebarn.com. Garden Gnomes in Lotus Pose ($34) make for enlightening garden statuary, simplefamilyliving.com. When the garden is damp, …

From: Yoga Journal No. 228 (May 2010)
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To The Garden

…McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma, California, which grows 82 acres of organic olive and fruit trees. Afew years ago Koski-Kent, who has practiced yoga regularly for six years …an inhalation. Repeat on the other side. Viparita Karani (Legs-up-the-Wall Pose), variation This pose releases the lumbar spine, providing space between the lumbar and the sacrum, D’…

From: Yoga Journal No. 228 (May 2010)
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