An excellent introduction to a Sivananda yoga practice. The 12 basic poses or asanas are much more than just stretching. They open the energy channels, chakras and psychic centers of the body while increasing flexibility of the body and mind. Here we begin with the basic fundamentals.
Expand your knowledge. With regular practice we increase our overall physical and mental health and develop an inner sense of connectedness. As we develop, the asana poses consciously becomes a mental exercise in concentration and meditation.
The headstand is often known as “King of the Asanas” because of its remarkable benefits. To the surprise of many first-time students, this pose does not require any special strength or flexibility; all it takes is practice and going step-by-step.
"Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success."– Swami Sivananda