Triangle Yoga Pose Syracuse NY
Massage Practitioner, Yoga Instructor
New York, NY
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor
New York, NY
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Cortlandt Manor, NY
Hypnotherapist, Yoga Instructor
Triangle Yoga Pose
By Jason Crandell
You stand on them every day, but you'd be surprised by how much you take your legs for granted. It's easy to forget their power and grace, especially if you have bad knees or tight hamstrings or achy feet. During those times when you're feeling disconnected from your lower half, Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) can help bring you back. Before you know it, you'll come to crave this elegant, powerful pose. I know because it happened to me.
I used to loathe Triangle Pose. Just thinking about it made me feel frustrated, vulnerable, and irritated. Every time I did it, I felt it exposed my physical restrictions, imbalances, and weaknesses. Once I figured out that Trikonasana teaches the three physical principles in hatha yoga I cherish the most?stability, expansion, and evenness?I fell in love with it. Now I practice it almost every day, slip it into nearly every sequence, and teach it to beginning students in every class.
Trikonasana, like so many yoga poses, combines many elements in one posture. It builds strength and steadiness in the legs and feet, creates magnificent expansion and space in the torso as the arms and legs reach outward, and cultivates sama (evenness) in the body. And as you balance the effort between your arms, legs, and torso, your state of mind becomes steady and even as well. As the mind reaches the shores of the body and you turn your consciousness inward, the true experience of yoga, or union, begins.
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