Follow along with our gentle, seated spinal movements to warm up your body for more yoga.
The Vigyan Bhairav Tantra specifies 112 ways to find reality through meditation. These are the answers that the god Shiva gave to his wife, Shakti, when she asked: O Shiva, what is your reality? What is this wonder-filled universe? What constitutes seed? Who centers the universal wheel? What is this life beyond form pervading forms?Continue reading “112 Meditation Techniques”
Drishti is focal point that enhances concentration when you are performing asanas, pranayama and meditation. The nine points are sky, thumbs, third eye, nose, hand, navel, toes, left, and right. While some yoga styles have a fixed or “correct” drishti for each pose, I prefer to let myself choose in the moment. For example, inContinue reading “Nine points of Drishti”
Asana comes from the Sanskrit for “sitting” and around 500 BCE the first writing about asanas described them as a comfortable and stable seated pose for meditation.In the 10th century, a yogi stated that there were 84 asanas that came from the god Shiva. But they weren’t listed or described until 700 years later. InContinue reading “History of Asanas”