Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi I

marichyasana-i

Marichi is the great-grandfather of Manu (“man, thinking, intelligent”), the Vedic Adam, and the “father” of humanity. (mar-ee-chee-AHS-anna) Marichi = literally a ray of light. Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi I: Step-by-Step Instructions Sit in Dandasana (Staff Pose). Bend your left knee and place the foot on the floor, with the heel as close […]

Noose Pose

  This position, suitable for intermediate and advanced students, is described in the Full Pose section below. First we’ll look at a simpler version of this twist, using the wall as a prop. (posh-AHS-anna) pasa = a snare, trap, noose, tie, bond, cord, fetter Noose Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Stand in Tadasana (Mountain Pose) next to […]