The moral and ethical principles that are the foundation of yoga practice—the yama (social restraints) and niyama (self-disciplines)—are especially important to think about this time of year. Here’s what you need to know about the niyama, and how to put them into practice.
The moral and ethical principles that are the foundation of yoga practice—the yamas (social restraints) and niyamas (self-disciplines)—are especially important to follow this time of year. Here’s how to put them into practice.
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Next time you find yourself bogged down with emails and to-dos, take 10 minutes to disconnect from the computer screen and practice this short yoga sequence.
Find more energy and freedom in your spine—and your mind—as you move step by step into Kapotasana.
Continue to open your hips and shoulders, and ease into backbending, with these prep poses for Kapotasana.
Every modification has its time and place, but you can add new challenge to old asana by removing training wheels you may be relying on.
This sequence is built to open your hips enough to work toward Foot-Behind-the-Head-Pose (Eka Pada Sirsasana).