January 21, 2018

Patañjali defines the word Āsana (posture) in terms of its qualities: sthirasukhamāsanam, literally 'steadiness comfort is āsana'. In other words, there is no āsana unless it feels steady and comfortable.

January 13, 2018

Āsana practice, done in an appropriate way, can prevent or counteract the tendency of the spine to slump as we age. It can maintain or restore the optimum structure of the spine giving us good structural spinal alignment, strength and flexibility; improve functioning o...

February 24, 2017

What is different and interesting about the yoga posture tradition of TKV Desikachar and his father T Krishnamacharya can be summarised (sort of) into eight principles of āsana practice, sometimes called the viniyoga of yoga.

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