Yoga with Melissa 361 Moving At the Speed of Our Bodies: The Space between the Poses

by Melissa West on December 9, 2016

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This past weekend in our Monthly Motivation Meetup, one of our members, Sandrine, spoke about how she takes time when she gets home instead of rushing to the next thing. She makes a ritual of it. She takes off her hat and and her coat and she sits down for a moment or two. She allows herself the time to transition from her work life to her home life with a moment of pause.

This is direct opposition of an awareness that grew out of her rushing from one event to another. She would come home from work, rush as quickly as possible to walk the dogs, so she could have dinner and hurry up and relax.

How many times do we do this in our lives.

Rush from one event to another, rarely even noticing what is happening?

We do this in our yoga class as well. We may pay attention in one yoga pose but then check out between the yoga poses. In this class we are going to pay attention to the spaces between the yoga poses. This was one of my students’ favourite yoga classes back in the day of studio classes. I hope you enjoy it too 🙂

Namaste, Melissa

Yoga Poses/Asana: Supported Bridge Pose or Setu Bandhasana, Cat Pose or Marjaryasana, Lunge Pose or Anjaneyasana, Downward Facing Dog or Adho Mukha Svanasana, Cloud Salutation, Tree Pose or Vrksasana, Standing Backbend or Ardha Anuvittasana, Legs up the Wall or Viparita Karini, Matsyendrasana or Half Lord of the Fishes Pose, Seated Forward fold or Paschimottanasana, Savasana or Corpse Pose

Props Needed: Wall, Blocks, Bolster

Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu

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