“Sthira sukham asanam: the posture is steady and comfortable.” This quote from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras applies to yoga, slacklining, and probably most other areas in our lives. In our everyday moments – whether you are on a slackline, in a work meeting, talking to your partner, or in headstand – are you fully engaged, fully present, vigilant?
Posts Tagged ‘balance’
A very delicious day! Standing balances are wonderful for developing strong, powerful legs, emotional stability and mental clarity. They bring us back down to EARTH. Here is a sequence of Tree pose (Vrksasana) and standing big toe pose (Padangusthasana) that will improve balance and muscle coordination. I use tree pose as a barometer of my [...]
Inverted postures are a very special family of asanas known as the “elixir of youth” as they reverse the effects of gravity on the body. There is a reason kids like to stand upside down and see the world from this different perspective! Postures such as Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand), Sirsasana (Head Stand) and Halasana (Plow [...]