eka pada koundinyasana 1

Pose of the Month: Eka Pada Koundinyasana 1 (One footed Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya 1)

Author: myaizzolena / Date: 22-05-2015 / Tag: eka pada koundinyasana 1, one footed pose dedicated to the sage, Full Circle Yoga, pose of the month, asana, vinyassa, Yoga

In yoga, challenging poses often challenge our minds just as much of our physical bodies. In the Yoga Sutras, Pantanjali defines yoga as “chitta vritti nirodah”, meaning yoga resolves and stills the fluctuations of the mind.  Eka Pada Koundinyasana 1 gives us the chance to practice quieting the ego and allowing the mind to break free of barriers so we can catch some air and fly into the present moment.  Physically, this pose strengthens the shoulders, arms, core, and  intentional gaze. It also incorporates a delightful twist to encourage more mobility and strength in the spine. Read more about Pose of the Month: Eka Pada Koundinyasana 1 (One footed Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya 1)

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