Day 6 Natarajasana 

Lord of the Dance Pose

 

 

 

 

Natarajasana (not-ah-raj-AHS-anna)

Do you want to connect with cosmic energy? Nataraja is another name for Shiva and his dance symbolizes cosmic energy. Natarajasana, or Lord of the Dance Pose.

This asana is a beautiful combination of structure and movement, and it symbolizes the dance of the graceful Nataraja. It helps to make you strong, and opens up your mind and body, giving them so much grace and power. It is a deep backbend. As you bend and your body balances on one leg, you are constantly challenged. When you overcome the challenge, you attain a sense of peace and calm. This asana opens up the heart. It asks of us to be stable but at ease, dedicated, yet non-attached, engaged, yet at peace. When we are open to and accept both movement and structure, this asana helps draw a clear communication between our being

and the teacher in the heart.

 

BENEFITS:

Practicing this asana gives strength to your chest, ankles, hips, and legs. This asana increases your metabolism and helps in weight loss. It gives your groin, abdominal organs, and thighs a good stretch. It gives your groin, abdominal organs, and thighs a good stretch. You tend to focus more and are also relieved of stress. This asana calms your mind. Your body becomes flexible. Your hip flexors are opened up.

TIMETABLE

Monday

9.45am Pilates Bannatyne's Luton

11.30am Yin Yoga Archer's Hitchin

12.45pm Tai Chi Archer's Hitchin

6.45pm Pilates V360

8pm Yoga Bannatyne's Luton

Tuesday

11.10am Pilates V360

7pm Pilates Dunstable Centre

8.15pm Yoga Dunstable Centre

Wednesday

6pm Yoga Bannatyne's Luton

8pm Yoga DLMK

Thursday

10.45am Mature Moves Bannatyne's Luton

12pm Meditation Bannatyne's Luton

1.30pm Yoga V360

8.15pm Pilates HRLC

Friday

11am Pilates V360

1.30pm Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre

6pm Yoga Bannatyne's Luton

Saturday

7.45am Pilates DLMK

10.35am Yoga DLMK

11.40am Pilates DLMK

1.30pm Hatha Yoga Archer's Hitchin 

12.45pm Tai Chi Archer's Hitchin

 

Sunday

10.30-12pm Pilates/Yoga  Bannatyne's Luton

4pm Pilates Houghton Regis LC

5pm Yoga Houghton Regis LC

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