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Pose of the Week: Padmasana

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How To Do Padmasana






APP is giving away one copy of the Ashtanga Yoga Anusthana by Sharath Jois. Giveaway ends September 12, 2015.  Details are here!

Shanna Small has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga and studying the Yoga Sutras since 2001. She has studied in Mysore with Sharath Jois and is the Director of AYS Charlotte, a school for traditional Ashtanga in Charlotte NC. She has written for Yoga International and the Ashtanga Dispatch. Go here for more information on AYS Charlotte. For information on workshops, please e-mail


  • Ray Greenberg

    HI Shanna, Thanks for the inspiration. I hadn’t tried to do a really nice full lotus in awhile and after looking at some of your pictures I went ahead and did it. Then feeling good there I put my arms thru like Sharath on the Anusthana except I could not get the loft he does. Mine is more like sitting on my hands. Now I have something new to work on ;–)

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