February 2015 Natarajasana / Lord of the Dance Pose (Standing balance) February 2-8 Lumbar spine + hips Sutra 3.16 When samyama is performed on the three transformations [of characteristics, state, and condition], knowledge of the past and the future ensues.Bryant February 9-15 Thoracic spine + shoulders Sutra 3.17 An object, the word for it, and the idea evoked by it…Details
ASANA INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE MONTH
At 216, we are interested in yoga as it pertains to making the body healthier, happier and more free, now and in the future. More than just asana (poses), we try to distill many of the aspects of a traditional Sadhana (practice) into accessible additions to your everyday life. Each month, we choose a pose and a weekly passage from the Yoga Sutras, which serve as the focus — or INfrastructure — of our practice.
YOGA 216 BLOG
Sutra 3.15: krama anyatvam parinamah anyatve hetu The reason for the difference in the way a thing or event is, is the difference in these stages. Translation by Kofi Busia The change in sequence [of characteristics] is the cause of the change in transformations [of objects]. Translation by Edwin Bryant Surely, it is because of…Details