Lesson Tag: Asana

9.3 METHODOLOGY – Revolved or Twisted Triangle Pose

Lesson Description In today’s lesson, we complete the last slokas (stanza or verse) of the Nirvana Shatakam mantra. This lesson introduces the closed-pelvis hip-opener, Revolved or Twisted Triangle (Parivrtta Trikonasana), and discusses variations, arriving at full expression and the benefits of the posture. REMEMBER: Take notes. Write down any questions you may have for the …

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7.3 METHODOLOGY – Pyramid Pose

Lesson Description Continuing the Nirvana Shatakam.Hip Opener, Closed Pelvis. Pyramid Pose. Introduction of Posture, Base Position, Full Expression, Purpose, Benefits, Variations. REMEMBER: Take notes. Write down any questions you may have for the livestream question and answer session at the end of the week. PRACTICE NOTE: Practice the self-adjustments and modifications on your own. See …

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3.3 METHODOLOGY – Triangle Pose

Lesson Description We continue the next slokas (verses) of Adi Shankaracharya’s Nirvana Shatakam mantra. This lesson focuses on hip openers, of which there are two types: open-pelvis and closed-pelvis. Deepa introduces an example of the closed-pelvis hip opener, Triangle Pose. Remember to take notes as you follow along with an explanation of the benefits of …

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Swadhyaya Yoga School


Lesson Description You’ve been guided all week to take notes and write down your questions as Deepa walked you through step-by-step in the proper pronunciation of Adi Shankaracharya’s Nirvana Shatakam; and, introduced Downward Facing Dog and Triangle Pose. You learned modifications, variations, adjustments (verbal, self- and hands-on) as well as how to guide your students …

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5.5 MEDITATION – Yoga Nidra

Lesson Description Props: Mat, cushions, bolster/pillow, blanket, eye mask/pillow, journal, pen. Yoga Nidra is a powerful technique in which you learn to relax consciously. It is a systemic method for inducing complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation. The term yoga nidra is derived from two sanskrit words; yoga meaning union or one-pointed awareness, and nidra …

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Lesson Description Props: Mat, blocks, strap, wall Extend and lengthen the body as Lead Instructor Brianna guides you through open pelvis postures such as Utthita Parsvakonasana (extended side angle pose), Trikonasa (extended triangle pose), and Prasarita Padottanasana(wide legged forward fold. Students are able to practice self-adjustments for Trikonasana using a wall. To cool down, Brianna …



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