This is a beautiful pose to build strength in your core. It is ideal to practise before arm balances to awaken your abdominal muscles and help you find levity. It is also lovely to practise after backbends to neutralise your spine.
HOW TO PERFORM
Begin seated with
This month we feature some simple, yet highly effective poses and yogic techniques to help reduce stress, and we also focus on balancing Anahata, the heart chakra to cultivate unconditional love, healing energy and inner wisdom.
US teacher Heidi Kristoffer provides some excellent poses to target
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The Perfect Yoga Holiday
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Ingredients1 cauliflower, florets only
2 onions, thinly sliced
5oz (150g) basmati rice
10½oz (300g) natural yogurt
5oz (150g) butter
2 teaspoons coriander powder
2 teaspoons cumin powder
handful fresh coriander, finely chopped
2 cups vegetable stock
Prepare the vegetable stock. Wash the rice. In a saucepan melt the butter and sauté the sliced onions