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THE FOUNDATIONS OF ASANA

The Foundations of Āsana

 

A functional anatomy informed presentation of 84 foundational postures, variations, potential benefits, concerns, functional alignment, subtle energy alignment and use of props. This self-paced course includes photos and video instruction for each posture and variation.

 

In this course you will:

- find an optimal expression of each posture that fits your unique physiology

- adopt functional alignment techniques that helps to increase stability, balance, and ease

- learn the accurate Sanskrit pronunciation of each posture

- receive an email that covers 3 postures a day for 28 days

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1. टाडासन ṭāḍāsana “Mountain Posture” (pg.8)
2. तारासन tārāsana “Star Posture” (pg.9)
3. त्रिकोनासन trikonāsana “Triangle Posture” (pg.10-12)
4. परिवृत्त त्रिकोनासन parivṛtta trikonāsana “Revolved Triangle Posture” (pg.13-14)
5. पर्श्वकोनसन parśvakonāsana “Side Angle Posture” (pg.15-16)
6. परिवृत्त पर्श्वकोनसन parivṛtta parśvakonāsana “Revolved Side Angle Posture” (pg.17-18)
7. प्रसारित पादोत्तानासन prasārita pādottānāsana “Wide Leg Intense Stretch
8. पर्श्वोत्तानासन parśvottānāsana “Intense Side Stretch Posture” (pg.20)
9. वीरभद्रासन vīrabhadrāsana “Courageous Nice Person Posture (Warrior)” (pg.21)
10. वृक्षासन vṛkṣāsana “Tree Posture” (pg.22)
11. नटराजासन naṭarājāsana “Royal Dancer Posture” (pg.23)
12. गरुडासन garuḍāsana “Eagle Posture” (pg.24)
13. अर्ध चन्द्रासन ardha candrāsana “Half Moon Posture” (pg.25-26)
14. परिवृत्त अर्ध चन्द्रासन parivṛtta ardha candrāsana “Revolved Half Moon Posture” (pg.27)
15. स्वर्ग द्विजासन svarga dvijāsana “Bird of Paradise Posture” (pg.28-29)
16. ऊर्ध्व पप्रसारित एकपादासन urdhva prasārita ekapādāsana “Standing Split Posture” (pg.30)
17. उत्थितहस्त पादाङ्गुष्टासन utthitahasta pādāṅguṣṭhāsana “Extended-Hand to Big-Toe-Posture”
18. अर्धबद्ध पद्मपादोत्तानासन ardhabaddha padmapādottānāsana “Half-Lotus Intense-Stretch”
19. उत्कतासन utkatāsana “Awkward Posture”
20. उत्पीठिकासन utpīṭhikāsana “Table Posture”
21. चतुरङ्ग दण्डासन caturaṅga daṇḍāsana “Four Limb Staff Posture”
22. फलकासन phalakāsana “Plank Posture”
23. वसिष्ठासन vasiṣṭhāsana “Posture Named After Vasiṣṭha”
24. नावासन nāvāsana “Boat Posture”
25. नागासन nāgāsana “Dragon Posture”
26. अञ्जनेयासन añjaneyāsana “Hanuman’s Mom Posture (Low Lunge)”
27. हनुमदासन hanumadāsana “Hanuman Split Posture”
28. शलभासन śalabhāsana “Locust Posture”
29. भुजङ्गासन bhujaṅgāsana “Cobra Posture”
30. ऊर्ध्व मुख शवासन urdhva mukha śvāsana “Upward Facing Dog”
31. भेकासन bhekāsana “Frog Posture”
32. धनुरासन dhanurāsana “Bow Posture”
33. ऊर्ध्व धनुरासन urdhva dhanurāsana “Upward Bow Posture”
34. उष्ट्रासन uṣṭrāsana “Camel Posture”
35. वज्रासन vajrāsana “Thunderbolt Posture (Diamond)”
36. लघुवज्रासन laghu vajrāsana “Little Thunderbolt Posture”
37. कपोतासन kapotāsana “Pigeon Posture”
38. एकपाद कपोतासन ekapāda kapotāsana “One Leg Pigeon Posture”
39. एकपाद राजकपोतासन ekapāda rājakapotāsana “One Leg Royal Pigeon Posture”
40. मत्स्यासन matsyāsana “Fish Posture”
41. दण्डासन daṇḍāsana “Staff Posture”
42. पस्चिमोत्तानासन paścimottānāsana “Intense Western Stretch Posture”
43. अर्ध पस्चिमोत्तानासन ardha paścimottānāsana “Half Intense-Western-Stretch-Posture”
44. वीरासन vīrāsana “Hero Posture”
45. तिरङ्ग मुखैकपाद पस्चिमोत्तानासन tiraṅga mukhaikapāda paścimottānāsana “Three Limbs Facing One Leg Bent Intense Western Stretch Posture”
46. जनुशिर्षासन januśirṣāsana “Head to Knee Posture”
47. परिघासन parighāsana “Gate Posture”
48. मरिच्यासन marichyāsana “Posture Named After Marīci”
49. अर्ध मत्स्येन्द्रासन ardha matsyendrāsana “Half Lord of the Fishes Posture”
50. कूर्मासन kūrmāsana “Tortoise Posture”
51. सुप्त कूर्मासन supta kūrmāsana “Sleeping Tortoise Posture”
52. उपविष्ठ कोनासन upaviṣṭa konāsana “Open Angle Posture”
53. बद्ध कोनासन baddha konāsana “Bound Angle Posture”
54. अग्नि स्तंभासन agni stambhāsana “Fire Log Posture”
55. गोमुखासन gomukhāsana “Cow Face Posture”
56. लघु काकासन laghu kākāsana “Little Crow Posture”
57. काकासन kākāsana “Crow Posture”
58. बाकासन bākāsana “Crane Posture”
59. भुजपिदासन bhūjapidāsana “Arm Pressure Posture”
60. टिट्टिभासन ṭiṭṭibhāsana “Insect Posture”
61. कौण्डिन्यासन kauṇḍinyāsana “Posture Named After Kauṇḍinya”
62. अष्टावक्रासन aṣṭāvakrāsana “Eight Curve Posture”
63. पद्मासन padmāsana “Lotus Posture”
64. सुखासन sukhāsana “Easy Posture”
65. स्वस्तिकासन svastikāsana “Auspicious”
66. भद्रासन bhadrāsana “Nice Person Posture” Posture”
67. हरिकासन harikāsana “Deer Posture”
68. भरद्वजासन bharadvajāsana “Sage Twist”
69. जठर परिवर्तनासन jaṭhara parivartanāsana “Reclining Spinal Rotation”
70. अपानासन apānāsana “Downward Wind Posture”
71. आनन्दिक बालासन ānandika bālāsana “Happy Baby Posture”
72. पादङ्गुष्टासन pādaṅguṣṭhāsana “Big Toe Posture (Standing Forward Bend)
73. पादहस्तासन pādahastāsana “Hands Under Feet Posture (Standing Forward Bend)”
74. अधो मुखश्वासन adho mukha śvāsana “Downward Facing Dog”
75. विपरीत करणी मुद्रा viparīta karaṇī mudrā “Reversing Attitude Seal (Legs Up the Wall)”
76. सलंब सर्वङ्गासन salamba sarvaṅgāsana “Supported All-Limbs-Posture (Shoulder
Stand)”
77. हलासन halāsana “Plow Posture”
78. कर्ण पिदासन karṇa pidāsana “Ear Pressure Posture”
79. पिञ्च मयूरासन piñca māyūrāsana “Peacock Feather Posture (Forearm Stand)”
80. शीर्षासन śīrṣāsana “Head Stand Posture”
81. बालासन bālāsana “Child Posture”
82. अधो मुख वृक्षासन adho mukha vṛkṣāsana “Downward Facing Tree Posture (Hand Stand)”
83. सुप्त फन्दङ्गुष्ठासन supta pādaṅguṣṭhāsana “Reclining Big Toe Leg Posture”
84. शवासन śavāsana “Corpse Posture”

starting november 1

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