Bakasana made simple

Bakasana made simple

Bakasana or crane posture is the number 1  step towards advanced arm balancing. There are different versions of this pose with the arms straight or an easier version with the arms bend (kakasana) accessible to everyone.

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Grounding yourself: parsvottanasana

Grounding in standing postures: parsvottanasana

Standing postures are the most fundamental poses in your yoga practice. They allow you to ground yourself into the physical body. We spend so much time in our head thinking about everything and nothing that we are disconnected to our physical body. Standing posture make that reconnection to ourselves possible.

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Headstand made simple

Headstand made easy

Headstand, this posture seen as terrifying and attractive at the same time isn't as out of reach as it seems. The first thing we need to overcome is the mental barrier that build as soon as the time approach in class where we are going to do headstand. The idea of being upside down is scary as it is not something than we are asked to do in our day to day living, unfortunatly. Once we understand the mechanics of the posture and build the strenght to do the posture, it creates confidence to be able to do it.

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