Yoga Practice as Process - Setu Bhandasana (Bridge Pose)

While the held variation of this pose is typically called Setu Bandhasana, the Vinyasa for this pose is called Dwi Pada Pitham, two-legged table pose. The many variations one can choose with regards to foot and arm placement will be explored in future posts. For now, try starting with the feet at a comfortable width apart with the heels placed approximately under the knee and the arms alongside the body.  Once you have the feet in place, give yourself the opportunity to take a few breaths to feel the connection between your body with the floor.

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Yoga Practice as Process - Jathara Parivartanasana (Belly Twist)

The Practice as Process series focuses on Vinyasa Krama sequences that are intended to help us navigate entering and exiting various yoga poses. In addition to still-photos that  help practitioners better understand variations of each asana, each post includes short videos that are intended to help practitioners experience an increase in support and integrity and a decrease in unnecessary effort and strain. 

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