Friday, October 21, 2011

Refresh With "Legs Up The Wall" Pose! [VIDEO]

"Legs Up The Wall" Pose
Sanskrit Name: Viparita Karani

Fall Fresh Start 2011 - Week 1 of 10:

I give you permission to chill out.  

That's right, kick your feet up - get into position - - - 

Enjoy this restorative posture to re-fresh your mind, body and spirit for your Fall fresh start.  Shifting your body for the seasonal change.  In this pose we are practicing what yogis refer to as "deliberate stillness." We give the mind and body a chance to integrate and also let go of the past. If you have trouble sleeping soundly, practice this pose before going to bed or if you cannot fall back asleep.

Check out the Yoga Flava Video Snack For A Taste of "Leg Up The Wall" Pose:


How to Practice: Place a bolster or two folded blankets about 2 inches away from the wall. Sit sideways on the bolster so your right hip and side are touching the wall. With the bolster under your bottom, lower yourself back, using the support of your elbows and forearms, and swivel around to take your right leg and then your left leg up the wall. Stay in the pose for 10 minutes or longer. If you are tired, it is natural to fall asleep in this pose. When you are ready to come out, bend your knees, turn to your side, and relax on the floor for a few more breaths before you slowly sit up.

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Sending positive vibes - - - Robin Downes



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