March 21st, 2021: Four-Limbed Staff Pose

(Chaturanga Dandasana) When you lower yourself towards the earthwhat stories rise to meet you? What details become clearer?What life signs become apparent? Is the soil arid or fertile?Dry, damp, wet? Is your breath easy, or labored?Your back loose or tense? What parts of yourself do you let down first?What are the sounds they makeas theyContinue reading “March 21st, 2021: Four-Limbed Staff Pose”

March 7th, 2021: Upward Salute

(Urdhva Hastasana) When you place your palms together and raise your arms,what is it that deserves your precious attention? What colors does this thing reflect? Is it still, or does it disturb the air with its movements?Does it fill the air with a fragrance? Does it affect the temperature of the room?Can you sense itContinue reading “March 7th, 2021: Upward Salute”

February 28th, 2021: Mountain Pose

(Tadasana) What can you see from the vantage point of your full height? Do you stand alone and expand like a mesa, stretchingopen in all directions? OrAre you a single peak in a chain of mountains?A sentinel for your community? What is our origin story?Were you molded from the fiery earth?Did you come into beingContinue reading “February 28th, 2021: Mountain Pose”