I have come to love Hero Pose / Virasana. However, hero’s pose requires some very distinct precautions.
“Hero-Heroine Pose is a paradox. Although it is not recommended for those who have any variety of knee injuries or undiagnosed knee pain, many students have found that it can help cure these very dysfunctions. Therefore, if you … Read more ›
My husband and I went for a walk a few years ago in Wolsfeld woods northwest of Wayzata. As we walked on the trail we noticed someone prior had dropped a trail of daisies as if to direct someone along the correct path to follow. We started to follow the daisy-laden path, singing out “daisies!” … Read more ›
Last week I referred to having read that the front arm and leg in Warrior II represent the future, and the back arm and leg represents the past. Your drishti, or gaze, over the front hand energetically represents gazing into your future, your goals and intentions. As I’ve dwelled upon that metaphor, I’ve expanded upon … Read more ›
On a recent road trip, I stopped for breakfast at a friend’s house in Long Island. As I was getting ready to leave, she insisted on packing me a bag of food and water for the road. At first I declined, thinking I wouldn’t need it because I was only driving a couple hours to … Read more ›
I’ve read that in the Warrior (Virabhadrasana) poses, the front leg and arms represent your future, while the back leg and arms represent your past. Perhaps this is why we usually step into Warrior poses vs. step back. We want to move forward!
In Your Body Speaks Your Mind by Deb Shapiro, she writes that … Read more ›