Adho Mukha means having the face downwards; Svana is a dog. This pose resembles a dog having a good stretch. It stretches the spine, hamstrings and shoulders, while strengthening the shoulders and encouraging blood flow to the head. Do Yoga With Me.
Cultural Conditioning is the social process in which authority figures such as parents, professors, politicians, religious leaders, peers, and the media define our cultural values, beliefs, ethical systems, and ultimately the way we perceive ourselves in the world. The second percepti
Gaja Lakshmi or the Elephant Lakshmi was born out of the churning of the ocean of the consciousness. This form of Lakshmi comes from the story Samudra Manthan and she is known as the daughter of the ocean. She is both the benefactor and defender of wealth, prosperity, grace, abundance
This week as I reflect back on episode 166 of Namaste Yoga, Santana Lakshmi and the abundance of fertility, I am looking back on the theme of creativity. Many of us struggle with creativity, shut this part of ourselves down, or allow others to do it for us. As adults perhaps we feel t
Veera Lakshmi is the form of Lakshmi who gives infinite courage, strength and power. People connect with this form of Lakshmi to gain valor, strength, and to overcome daunting challenges in their lives. Veera Lakshmi will help you live a life of stability. Veera Lakshmi is also known
Intermediate/Advanced Yoga Level Class This week we begin a brand new eight week series covering the eight forms of the Goddess of Abundance, Lakshmi. We will begin with Aadi Lakshmi, Great Lakshmi. “Adi” means eternal existence. Aadi Lakshmi signifies the never-ending nature of the G
Sciatica is a painful condition characterized by symptoms ranging from sharp pain through the lower spine, a stabbing sensation in the buttock, to knee or ankle pain, or even numbness or burning in the leg. Sciatic pain is common in individuals with lower back problems, the obese, pre
Yoga Postures: cat, thread the needle, table, downdog, mountain, natarnjasana, puppy, zigzag twist, upavista konasana Our story starts with Shiva in self-contemplation, completely absorbed in universal consciousness. Shiva sat alone in meditation, unconcerned with the unfolding of the