Yoga Focus of the Month
February is the month of love and romance.
Some people focus their attention on how to show others that love and
affection. This year, we invite you to focus that attention on love and
kindness for yourself.
Ahimsa, one of the yamas, is the concept
of non-violence. At the simplest level, practicing ahimsa means to
practice kindness for all things, and this starts with showing kindness
to the most important person…yourself! Find a few things you can commit
to doing for yourself this month to help you be more mindful of
Your yoga practice can be a loving way to show
internal kindness. It’s believed that we store our emotions in our hips,
including our fear of allowing ourselves to open up to love. Practice
these poses to bring awareness to your body and mind, and allow the
release of stored up emotions and stress.
Reclined pigeon (Supta Kapotasana)
down on your back with your knees bent and feet planted firmly on your
mat. Bring your right ankle to cross over your left knee, keeping the
right foot flexed. Keep your head and shoulders on the ground throughout
the pose. You can begin to open up your hips gently here by pressing
your right hand to your left right. If this is not enough for your body,
you can slip your hands around your right thigh and begin to pull your
knee towards your upper body. Work to keep the knee moving towards the
right shoulder instead of towards the mid-line of the body. If you need
more sensation here, you can use your right elbow to gently press
against the right knee, deepening the pose. Hold for 10-15 breaths.
Release both legs long and stretch your arms overhead, then repeat on
the other side.
Reclined goddess (Supta Baddha Konasana)
on your back, legs long. Bend through the knees, then begin to bring
the souls of the feet to touch each other, knees falling open, allowing
the ankles to rest on the mat. If this is uncomfortable, you can use
blankets or blocks under the knees to help support the legs. Bring one
hand to your belly and one hand to your chest and breathe. Hold for
10-15 breaths.This restorative yoga pose stretches the inner thighs and
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