Alignment Principles for your Asana Practice

It’s January and that means there are a lot of people who have recently started on a new exercise journey that might include yoga. This is a reblog of a post that might be useful for those starting out or a good reminder for the seasoned yogi.

My Human Experience

I do a fair amount of anusara yoga in my personal yoga practice. Although I am not a

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certified anusara teacher, I often use the anusara principles of alignment because they make sense to me. By using these principles in your practice you allow the energy to flow more freely through your body which in turn allows you to open more, to come deeper into poses than perhaps you could before, and align more deeply with nature and spirit.

Anusara is known to some as the ‘heart yoga’ because of the philosophy behind it. It is based on the idea that we are all co-participants with the Supreme; it is to step into alignment with the Supreme and to flow with Divine energy. The poses are meant to be heart-oriented –  done from the inside out – and are meant to be expressions of our divine nature…

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About Reena Davis

I am a certified yoga teacher and a student of all things spiritual.
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