Vrksasana ~ Tree Pose

I was recently in Varadero Cuba with my sister, a fellow yoga teacher. We did a lot of tree poses while there! Thought I would post about this pose as a refresher 🙂

My Human Experience

vrksasana, tree pose, yoga asana, poses Image from: http://www.yogajournal.com/poses/496

There is a great deal of symbolism in vrksasana, tree pose. Trees stand strong despite the constant exposure to the elements and they are very adaptable. They lose their leaves when winter is coming so that they can handle the weight of snow, they are flexible in heavy winds, they root deep into the earth and share of themselves with other creatures who need a home. They are also frequently cut down for firewood, lumber and other products. We can take lessons from the tree. Are we able to let go of the old to make way for what is to come as a tree does it’s leaves? Can we remain flexible enough to weather our personal storms even as we stay grounded in who we are? Are you sacrificing yourself for comfort and material gains? Standing in tree pose, contemplate who you are and where you…

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About Reena Davis

I am a certified yoga teacher and a student of all things spiritual.
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  1. Pingback: The “Muscle of the Soul” | Yoga With Maheshwari

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