Day 10 Padma Vasisthasana

Lotus in Side Plank Pose 

 

 

 

 

Total Body Workout! Lotus side plank: a display of balance and flexibility.

“You are not the body and mind; you are infinite. You are not bound; your true nature is limitless. Thou art That.” 

 

At our core, we are all spiritual beings. Spirituality is nothing but the connection between our mind, body and soul. It is a way of life in which we are not bound by the limitations of the materialistic world we live in.

Today’s Asana is dedicated to Sage Vasistha – one of the Saptarishis (seven great sages). It is believed that he was one of the first sons of Lord Brahma (the creator), and the first student of jnana yoga – the path of self realization. 

How to get into this pose:

1. Begin in Dandasana / Staff Pose.

2. Place your left heel on your right thigh. 

3. Inhale and turn to your left side in such a way that your knee cap is pressed against the floor.

4. Balance your weight on your left hand and left knee. 

5. Bend your right knee and bring your heel on top of your left thigh.

6. Make sure your left wrist is perpendicular to your left shoulder.

7. Press your left hand firmly against the floor and align your body into a diagonal line from your folded knees to your crown.

8. Inhale and raise your right arm straight up. 

9. Turn your head to face your right palm. Bring your right palm on your right hip.

10. Stay in this pose for 3 to 6 long breaths. 

To come out of this pose, bring your body down and rest in Dandasana / Staff Pose. 

BENEFITS:

  • Improves overall sense of balance.

  • Strengthens the wrists,arms, thoughts, ankles, abdomen. 

  • Tones the oblique muscles.

  • Improves flexibility.

ALL  GYMS  ARE  CLOSED  FROM  21/03/2020  UNTIL  FURTHER  NOTICE

TIMETABLE

Monday

9.45pm Pilates Bannatyne`s Luton 11.30am Yin Yoga Archer's Hitchin

12.30pm Tai Chi Archer's Hitchin

6.45pm Pilates Venue360

8pm Yoga Bannatyne`s Luton

Tuesday

11.15am Pilates Venue360 Luton

1pm Pilates Corporate Class

3pm Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre 

7pm Pilates Dunstable Centre 

8.15pm Yoga Dunstable Centre

Wednesday

6.15pm Yoga Bannatyne's Luton

Thursday

10.45pm Mature Moves Bannatyne's Luton

12pm Meditation Bannatyne's Luton

2pm Yoga Venue360 Luton

8.15pm Pilates HRLC

Friday

11am Pilates Venue360 Luton 

12.30pm Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre

3.15pm Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre 

6.30pm Yoga Bannatyne's Luton

Saturday

8.30am Yin Yoga Archer's Hitchin

9.30am Hatha Yoga Archer's Hitchin 

10.30am Tai Chi Archer's Hitchin

2pm Pilates North Herts LC

3pm Yoga North Herts LC

 

Sunday

8.50am Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre

(every other week)

10.15am Pilates Bannatyne´s Luton 

11.15am Yoga Bannatyne´s Luton  

4pm Pilates Houghton Regis Lc

5pm Yoga Houghton Regis Lc

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