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How to do Janu Sirsasana A: A Step-by-Step Guide

Ashtanga Yoga is a very traditional style of yoga that provides a set sequence of postures for practitioners to follow.  The sequences are designed to strengthen and align the body, and connect the practitioner to the inner and outer workings of self.  The Ashtanga system has six series’ and each series has a set of [...]

How to do Janu Sirsasana A: A Step-by-Step Guide2023-08-09T19:08:25+00:00

How to do Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana – Standing Thumb to Big Toe Pose

Ashtanga yoga is a dynamic and physically demanding practice that combines breath with movement. One of the challenging poses in the Ashtanga yoga sequence is Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana.  Known in English as Extended Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose. This pose requires strength, flexibility, and balance.  With consistent practice, it can be mastered. In this blog post, we will [...]

How to do Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana – Standing Thumb to Big Toe Pose2023-08-05T18:38:30+00:00

Discovering Tensegrity in your Yoga Practice

Have you ever wondered how you can achieve a state of balance and stability in your yoga practice? One concept that can help you unlock the secrets to mastering yoga poses and finding a sense of ease in your practice is tensegrity. Tensegrity is a fascinating concept that combines tension and integrity, and it has [...]

Discovering Tensegrity in your Yoga Practice2023-08-05T14:46:20+00:00

Utthita Parsva Konasana & Parivrtta Parsva Konasana: The Side Angle Poses

Utthita Parsva Konasana and Parivrtta Parsva Konasana are also known as the Side Angle postures.  These yoga poses are challenging and fun asanas to begin to explore.  Work with your body where you are right now.  If you need to, practice the modifications that will help you feel stable and grounded in your body.  As [...]

Utthita Parsva Konasana & Parivrtta Parsva Konasana: The Side Angle Poses2023-04-23T10:54:45+00:00

Utthita Trikonasana & Parivrtta Trikonasana I The Triangle Poses

Utthita Trikonasana translates to Extended Triangle Pose and Parivrtta Trikonasana, Revolved Triangle Pose.  These postures are the third and fourth poses of the Ashtanga Yoga Primary series.  They come after Padangusthasana and Pada Hastasana. The Triangles are excellent postures for both new and experienced yoga practitioners. The asana helps students build a combination of strength, [...]

Utthita Trikonasana & Parivrtta Trikonasana I The Triangle Poses2023-04-23T10:32:06+00:00

Padangusthasana & Pada Hastasana

Step-by-step instructions for Padangusthasana and Pada Hastasana Ashtanga Yoga is a beautiful systemized practice with a set sequence of postures to follow, consistently, over time.  Regardless of what sequence the practitioner is working on, be it primary, intermediate or advanced, we always start with Sun Salutations A and B and foundational standing poses. Once you’ve [...]

Padangusthasana & Pada Hastasana2023-04-20T14:37:07+00:00

Learn to Properly Hold Your Spine in Space

https://youtu.be/xL6Y7wg69tg Learn to Properly Hold Your Spine in Space and Maintain Good Posture On and Off the Mat, in Video #6 in the Yoga Asana Series! Video #6 This week we dive deeper into how to hold our spine in space and stack our weight as we move through space. Using Adho Mukha Shvanasana [...]

Learn to Properly Hold Your Spine in Space2023-04-20T13:17:39+00:00

Free On Demand Yoga Class

This week on Olotita's Youtube channel, I'm really excited to bring you another Free, on demand Yoga class.  This week, Olotita brings you a twenty-five (25) minute guided class/practice video covering 5 Sun Salutation A, 3 Sun Salutation B and modified finishing sequence postures. If you would like to enjoy today's FREE Yoga Series Video to [...]

Free On Demand Yoga Class2023-04-20T13:07:47+00:00

Surya Namaskara B: Learn Sun Salutation B

Ashtanga Sun Salutation Basics With the Asthanga Yoga system, yoga poses or asanas are always practiced in the same order and every yoga practice begins with Sun Salutations. A practitioner will take Surya Namaskara A (Sun Salutation A) five times, followed by three to five Surya Namaskara B.  These two sequences make up the warm [...]

Surya Namaskara B: Learn Sun Salutation B2023-04-20T12:35:08+00:00

FREE 15 Minute On Demand Yoga Class

https://youtu.be/qtdF5NHhRCc If you are looking for a way to create and maintain a daily yoga practice, Olotita's Yoga Asana Series is here to help you do that with our new free on demand yoga class.  Be sure to review the previous two videos, #1 and #2 from the Yoga Asana Series on youtube.  Those [...]

FREE 15 Minute On Demand Yoga Class2023-04-19T13:36:35+00:00

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