POSTURE – Side Plank Pose – (Vasisthasana) Building strength and stability is the reward when you master this Posture. Begin in Downward Facing Dog Pose. Shift weight as you move shoulders toward Plank Position. Engage your muscles as you open your heart and belly and take your top arm up pointing fingers to the sky, keeping arm, shoulders, body, legs and feet in line.
WISDOM – “Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.”
- Winston Churchill
MANTRA – Repeat this Manta for healing calling up energy of the Sun, Moon, Earth, and Infinite Spirit.
RA – MA – DA – SA- SA – SAY – SO – HUN
MUDRA – This week we want to give a little back ground about the use of our hands in Mudras.
Each digit represents an element:
Thumb/Fire – Index Finger/Air – Middle Finger/Space – Ring Finger/Earth – Little Finger/ Water
AFFIRMATION – I am worthy and deserving of an amazing life!
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PRANAYAMA – Kapalabhati Pranayama also called Skull Shining Breath is a Shat Kriya Cleansing practice of Hatha Yoga for purification. This practice is contraindicated for those with heart problems or high blood pressure. Sit erect, yet, relaxed. Inhalation is passive and relaxed. Exhalation is forceful and active. Inhale then quickly contract abdomen to force air out of lungs in a small quick puff at a rate of one breath per second progressing to two breaths per second in time (1-3 rounds).
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