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Light on Janu Shirshasana

Light on Janu Shirshasana

 Photo: Krishnamacharya (he was 83 years old when that pic has been taken).More information: Krishnamacharya's Mysore Yoga.... HomeJanu - KneeShirsha - HeadAsana - PostureFamily: Sitting posture, hips opener, forward fold.Accessible to anyone.There are three...

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Steady and comfortable

Steady and comfortable

2.46 - Sthira Sukham Asanam - Asana should be steady and comfortable.sthira - steady, stable, motionlesssukham - comfortable, ease filledasanam - meditation postureIt is interesting to notice the root of "asana" - "as" meaning is "to sit".Therefore, what Patanjali is...

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Shoulders and Yoga

Shoulders and Yoga

The shoulder joint is for the arm the equivalent of the hips.It is formed of a scapula in which the humerus is inserted, followed by the radius (the thumb) and the ulna (the little finger).As for the lower part of the body, the hips in which the femur bone is...

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Crise de la quarantaine

Crise de la quarantaine

Si la Vie était jonchée de pétales de roses dans lesquelles des licornes batifolantes se trouvaient à chaque étape cruciale de notre vie, ce serait merveilleux.Si le Yoga pouvait tout résoudre, ce serait encore mieux.En revanche ce n'est pas le cas. Je pense que pour...

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Relation difficile avec l’Ashtanga Yoga

Relation difficile avec l’Ashtanga Yoga

Je parle de l'Ashtanga Yoga dans toute sa globalité, aussi bien des 8 membres qu'il représente définis dans les Sutras de Patanjali, que de la pratique des Séries élaborées par Sri Krishnamacharya, desquelles Patabhi Jois en a tiré son inspiration pour créer ses...

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Going after your dreams

Going after your dreams

Going After Your Dreams..... It is painful and scary as we have no idea where we set foot. Staying on track is one the hardest thing to do. It is easier to stay inside the comfort zone, toward what we know and control. The path of chasing dreams is made of glory and...

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Découvrir Goa

Découvrir Goa

Photo Crédit : Yogi Trupta - Oil Yoga Goa est un état situé sur la côte sud-ouest de l'Inde. C'est une ancienne colonie portugaise qui a été annexée à l'Inde en 1961. C'est l'un des endroits les plus "occidentalisé" de l'Inde. Pour certains étrangers Goa n'est pas...

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Light on Padmasana, the Lotus

Light on Padmasana, the Lotus

Picture: BKS Iyengar Padma - Lotus, Asana - Posture It is a sitting posture and the level is for all. I have seen full beginners able to fold their legs in half and full Padmasana without any problem, as I have seen intermediate practitioner not able to do it at all....

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Adho Mukha Svanasana, Downward  facing dog

Adho Mukha Svanasana, Downward facing dog

Adho - downward, Mukha - face, Svana - dog, Asana - PostureThere is a difference between practicing downward facing do with two feet apart versus feet together.When we practice the posture with feet together, the name of it is Parvatasana.Adho Mukha...

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Cobra or Upward Facing Dog?

Cobra or Upward Facing Dog?

Photo Credit: BKS Iyengar - Light on Yoga Bhujanga - Snake or Cobra, Asana - Posture I do believe there is some confusion about the Cobra pose, "Bhujangasana", and Upward Facing Dog, "Urdhva Mukha Svanasana". Urdhva - Upward, Mukha - Face, Svana - Dog, Asana - Posture...

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