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Asana of the week: Natarajasana

Natarajasana (Lord of the Dance)

Type: balance, backbend

Name: Nataraja is the name given to Shiva when he is performing his dance.

Level: Intermediate (I’d say it can go from beginner to advanced depending on how much you bend) 80 more words


Yoga Poses: Natarajasana

Natarajasana ‘Lord Shiva’s pose’ is a standing balancing pose that opens the chest, the lungs, and the heart, stimulating the anahata (4th, heart) chakra.

Standing tall, centered, and in alignment, breathe deeply and find peace and focus. 202 more words



A cosmic dancer, is dancing for the sake of us, all…

This post is dedicated to Krizsta and her colorful oil-pastel creations, as part of… 16 more words


Natarajasana encima de Lima

Dancer’s Pose // Natarajasana

Although it’s not a perfect asana, it’s the best shot captured whilst standing on the edge looking over gorgeous Lima (pop. 12mil) on a windy night.


How to Fight Overwhelm With a Wintry Nature Walk

Lately, I’ve been feeling like I’m barely treading a rising tide of roiling waters. I’m just emerging from almost two months of being shut in due to a nasty respiratory infection that wouldn’t quit and to relentless storms leaving several feet of snow that refused to melt in persistently freezing temperatures. 845 more words


Natarajasana revisited

it’s been two weeks since Natarajasana month and i went on a brief hiatus with the pose. Today, it snuck up on me during practice. 57 more words


King Dancer that fits me

February focused on king dancer, and this massive chest/hip opener was quite the task. It definitely kicked my egos butt. I thought for sure that I’d have no problem entering the full elegant pose by the end of February but that has not been the case. 134 more words