How to do Dandasana and Pascimottanasana (Staff Pose & Western Forward Bend Stretch)

Ashtanga Yoga is a beautiful and ancient form of yoga that focuses on the synchronization of breath and movement.  In this blog post, we'll look at Dandasana and Paschimottanasana.  These are the first two seated postures from the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series (yoga chikitsa). These two postures require focus and engagement of various muscle groups. [...]