Downward Facing Dog

Adho=Downward Mukha=Face Svan=Dog Asana=Pose Downward Facing Dog Pose “Downward Dog is an asana no yoga student ever outgrows. It’s the garlic of yoga- a panacea for whatever ails you, which combines the benefits of an inversion, arm balance, forward bend & restorative pose all rolled into one.” Donna Farhi BENEFITS Intense stretch for the backs of your legs, especially your calves Open the hips Rest the heart Strengthens wrists, arms, & shoulders Elongates the spine Releases tension throughout the entire…

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Yoga Defined

Yoga literally translates as union, connection or yoking.  The practice of yoga, both the asanas (yoga poses) and breath work, is intended to deepen your connection with all life on this planet~people, animals and nature.  Through our work in yoga we grow closer to ourselves, learning more about how we function physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.  From our highten awareness we learn to accept ourselves  as we are and as we learn this we learn to accept others and let…

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Peace Offering

In many ways, physically, mentally, emotionally & spiritually, our yoga practice is a peace offering to ourselves.  We wave a white flag through our breath and movement & we invite relaxation to take root within ourselves.  Through our practice, in all we do, we make peace with ourselves! Coming soon is my personal explanation of yoga which is based on 10 years of yoga experience with various traditions & styles of yoga.  Within it will be my explanation of Scaravelli…

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