Cobra Pose (Sanskrit term: Bhujangasana)

Since this is the month of heart connections, I thought this heart opening pose was a perfect one to highlight.  Backbends (like Cobra Pose) help to release emotions held in the rib cage and can help to counteract depression. Think of the position held when laughing...

Mudra for Two Hearts and Two Wings

Mudra means “seal” in Sanskrit.  It’s a symbolic or ritual gesture using primarily the hands.  Each position is believed to have a specific effect.  Specific positions can lead to specific states of consciousness symbolized by the hand positions.  For example, if a...