Traditional pose for meditation because it allows energy to move freely up the shashunma nadi
Helps develop good posture
Keeps joints and ligaments flexible
Pre-req Poses & Poses That Support Hip Opening
Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimotanasana
Ardha Baddha Padmotanasana
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 email@example.com.