Half Moon fli o

Start from the Diamond pose (Exercise 52). Stretch your thighs by sitting up with your weight on your knees, and then swing your left leg to the side. Keep your arms by your sides. Breathe in and raise your arms sideways to shoulder height. Breathe out and bend over to the left. Make sure not to lean forward and to keep your upper body and arms in the same plane as your outstretched leg. Breathe evenly and hold the position for as long as it is comfortable to do so. Breathe in and come back to...

Research into the Experience of Teens Practicing Yoga

During her time studying pedagogy at University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, Sanna Maris researched the influence of yoga on the minds of young people. The results of this research are covered in this chapter. The process that follows was developed by talking with people in their teens and twenties. 5. results and changes 2. stress reduction 4. profiting from the orientation 3. creating space in level of thinking and doing one's thinking Among other ways, physical relaxation is expressed...

Sanna Maris Yoga Research Study

Developing a Calmer Mind and a Stronger Body Translated by Amina Marix Evans Illustrated by Barbara van Amelsfort Copyright 2009 Uitgeverij Panta Rhei, Katwijk Illustrations Barbara van Amelsfort First published in the Netherlands in 2005 by Panta Rhei as Het yoga avontuur voor jongeren. Clipart 2008 Jupiterimages Corporation All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and...