Teach Your Yoga Practice New Tricks
Ordinary Yoga Poses in Extraordinary Places
By Jill Lawson
Yoga studios are sanctuaries for relieving stress and tension. The sweet smell of incense, the soothing sound of a classical Indian flute, or the stately figures of Shiva or Buddha can bring us to a state of calm just as soon as we walk in the door. However lovely the stage is set for the backdrop of a yoga class, sometimes getting to the studio is not an option.
Recently, when a fire obstructed the road to my yoga studio, I invited a group of yoga students down to the river for a session along the scenic banks.
While yoga studios offer peaceful ambiance, nature can’t be beat when it comes to appeasing the senses and enhancing many aspects of the practice.
The following are a few examples of how your natural environment can take your practice to a new level.Next Slide 1 / 5