Knee to chest pose – Supta Ardha Apanasana is an asana I always use when I’m struggling with low back pain. It’s a nice soft way to stretch out my low back.
Happy Baby pose – Ananda Balasana is probably one of the favorite poses of everybody. It’s an easy pose, giving you a gentle stretch on your adductors.
Ardha Supta Virasana – half reclined hero is a asana I couldn’t do for a long time. Well, couldn’t do: there is no picture perfect in yoga so I could do something, but it didn’t look anything like Supta Virasana or even half reclined hero. My quadriceps and iliopsoas muscles wouldn’t give me any room. […]
Matsyasana – fish pose is one of the greatest healing postures for now-a-day problems. Strangely enough we are eating less and less food. Yes, I know: we (in the West) have tons of ‘food’ around us and we are all eating too much. But the funny thing is: Americans are one of the most obese […]
Salamba Sarvangasana – shoulder stand and Sirsasana- headstand are seen as the queen and king of the yoga asanas. At the same time it are the most dangerous ones. In Sirsasana there is a lot of weight on your neck. In Salamba Sarvangasana the weight should be on your shoulders, but if you do the […]
Savasana – corpse pose is probably (almost) everybody’s favorite. The name might sound a bit creepy, but there is a good reason for it. The pose itself is just beautiful to do: laying on your back, with your eyes closed, arms a bit away from your body, legs spread apart. The only thing you have […]
It’s still Yin month. So time for another yin yoga pose. This is one of the most relaxed and easiest poses I know and at the same time one of the best healing poses there is in yoga: Viparita Karani – Legs up the wall pose. The old yogis claim that Viparita Karani destroys old age and death. […]