This September we’re going back to school with Downward-Facing Dog. It’s one of the first asanas many of us learn, but it’s also one that takes time to perfect. Over the course of the next month we should be well on our way to a solid version of the pose. Common Misalignment: In Downward-Facing Dog…Details
ASANA INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE MONTH
At 216, we are interested in yoga as it pertains to making the body healthier, happier and more free, now and in the future. More than just asana (poses), we try to distill many of the aspects of a traditional Sadhana (practice) into accessible additions to your everyday life. Each month, we choose a pose and a weekly passage from the Yoga Sutras, which serve as the focus — or INfrastructure — of our practice.
YOGA 216 BLOG
Hello, week three of shoulderstand! Over the past two weeks we have worked on opening the chest and hip flexors, and strengthening the triceps and inner thighs, which should have our bodies in a good spot to attempt the full pose. Common Misalignment: Transitioning from bridge pose into shoulderstand can actually cause some of the old…Details