monthly INfrastructure: february 2016

216 Monthly INfrastructure – February 2016 Urdhva Danurasana Upward-Facing Bow Pose (Deep Backbend) February 1-7 FOUNDATIONS Where do you put your hands and your feet? SUTRA 4.12 Both past and future exist in the present, each in its own way, although there are differences in the manifestation of their characteristics. Translation by Kofi Busia February 8-14 FRONT BODY…

monthly INfrastructure: january 2016

216 Monthly INfrastructure – January 2016 Parivrtta Bakasana Side Crow (Twisting Arm Balance) January 4-10 SHOULDERSBuild strength in the shoulders and learn how to shift your weight forward into your hands SUTRA 4.8 Of these only those causes that are due to produce effects do actually in fact produce effects. Translation by Kofi Busia January…

monthly infrastructure: december 2015

216 Monthly Infrastructure for December 2015 2015 Flow A set sequence that brings back in some way all of the postures we’ve explored over the months this past year! November 30 – December 6 Sutra 4.3 Life energies are never the cause of these changes, but merely act—like a gardener—through the removal of obstacles. Busia December…

monthly infrastructure: october 2015

216 Monthly Infrastructure for October 2015 Eka Pada Galavasana Flying Pigeon Pose October 5-11 Hips (Opening) Sutra 3.51 Only by totally renouncing even this is the root-cause of bondage destroyed and liberation attained. Busia October 12-18 Arms (Weight Shift) Sutra 3.52 When these high powers tempt, satisfaction in what has been achieved should be avoided as…

monthly infrastructure: september 2015

216 Monthly Infrastructure – September 2015 Chaturanga Dandasana and Floating Four-limbed Staff Pose and Floating August 31 – September 6 Chaturanga + the Wrists Sutra 3.46 From this mastery comes manifestation of the ability to become minute as well as other powers. Mind and body become perfect—no form of matter or energy can in any way…

monthly infrastructure: august 2015

Monthly Infrastructure for August 2015 Restorative Yoga Postures This month is a little different! Instead of one pose, you’ll get four –all of them restorative postures! Instead of teaching the “alignment” of the postures, we’ll use the active portion of class (still plenty of flow + sweat!) to prepare you to take full advantage of…

monthly infrastructure: july 2015 asana

216 Infrastructure July 2015 Prasarita Padottanasana Wide-Legged Forward Bend July 6-12 Foundation – Feet Sutra 3.38 They seem to be enhanced faculties and ability to an outwardly directed mind, but they are obstacles to the achievement of an inner, enlightened state. Busia July 13-19 Hips + Neutral Spine Sutra 3.39 By being free of those things…

monthly infrastructure: june 2015 asana

216 Infrastructure June 2015 Adho Mukha Vrksasana ‘Downward-Facing Tree Pose’, i.e. Handstand! June 1 – 7 Foundation – Hands + Shoulder Girdle Sutra 3.33 Rapt attention paid to the light of consciousness in the head brings to sight those who have attained the highest objectives. Busia June 8 – 14 Legs – Getting Up Sutra 3.34…

monthly INfrastructure: may 2015 asana

May 2015 Uttitha Hasta Padangusthasana + Variations ‘Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose’ May 4 – 10 Legs + Spine Sutra 3.29 Direct perception on the Pole-star, brings knowledge of their movements. Busia May 11 – 17 First Variation (Flexion Only) Sutra 3.30 Direct perception on the very centre of the body brings understanding of all…