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January 2017 Liberate ThySelf Challenge Day 5: Self-Reflection in a Forward Fold

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Liberate Thyself with Paschimottanasana

The intention for Liberate Thyself Day 5: I have hidden talents and gifts that I’m ready to unleash.

I look at this, and immediately I cringe. 307 more words

Longing and belonging

We started in Paścimottānāsana. A strange sensation, never an opening pose surely? Brain started to question this, frustrations threatened. How could I be expected to take this shape without any warmup or hip work… But I’m here because I trust the teacher, that he has an idea he’s exploring and offering, and who I am to set myself against that. 315 more words

Asana

Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend

Paschimottanasana comes from the Sanskrit words paschima meaning “west” or “back” or “back of body”, uttana meaning “intense stretch” or “straight” or “extended”, and asana meaning “posture” or “sea”. 148 more words

Yoga

How to do Paschimottanasana - Seated Forward Bend Posture

Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend or Intense Dorsal Stretch is an asana that gives lots of benefits. It helps people with diabetes and family history of diabetes. 34 more words

Health& Fitness

How to do Paschimottanasana-Seated Forward Bend pose

1. Seated Forward Bend pose (Paschimottanasana)

How to Do It

  • Sit on the floor with your legs straight in front of you.
  • Put the palms on your knees.
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Finding The Sacred In The Mundane: Gentle, All Levels Forward Folds

The spiritual aspects of yoga are those that go beyond the physical form. As humans, we are always at the crossroads of the physical and the spiritual, because we are simultaneously bodies, and more than our bodies. 77 more words

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