Asana of the Month: Kandharasana

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Kandharasana – Shoulder Pose Sanskrit: Kandha – Shoulder, Asana – Pose Unsurprisingly the shoulder plays an important role in the shoulder pose. Almost the entire body weight lies on the shoulders. The chest and heart region is completely opened. In addition, the neck, hips, and thighs are stretched deeply. Level: Beginner Duration: 30-60 seconds Repetition: […]

Asana of the Month: Balasana

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Balasana – child pose Sanskrit: Bala – child, asana – pose This asana mimics the position of the fetus in the womb. Balasana is a relaxing pose. In addition, it is practiced as a counter-pose to many other asanas within a sequence. Level: Beginner Duration: 1-3 minutes Repetition: none Stretches: hip, thighs, ankles Strengthens: back, […]