My Favorite Sutra

My Favorite Sutra

My Favorite Sutra In my first teacher training, we, of course, had to study the Yoga Sutras. I think it was in our first weekend (we came together for long weekends every other month) we were assigned to begin reading this for the next weekend. So I went home, and...
Utthita Trikonasa

Utthita Trikonasa

Utthita Trikonasa, otherwise known as triangle pose is considered one of the basic postures, learned early on in your practice.  It looks deceptively simple to do, yet is, in fact, a complex pose.  Utthita means extended and trikonasa comes from three words:  tri...
Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog

Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog

Watch a dog when it first gets up from a nap.  Their front paws extend forward, chest lowers, and they lift up and back through their rear end.  This dog stretch is imitated in one of the quintessential poses of yoga:  Downward Facing Dog, or Adho Mukha Svanasana...