In Yoga, "Asana" means posture or position. There are certain Asanas which give stability to the body on the path toward self realization.
Since there are so many poses it is easy to get overwhelmed and not see “the forest through the trees”. Try not to get overwhelmed by the details and miss the fundamental principle of what that pose is expressing. Endeavor to find unifying characteristics between the poses and build your sequence from there.
I like to keep it simple and categorize four general types of Asana: standing, sitting, lying down and walking. By simplifying the poses to reflect how we actually move around in our day to day life we give our students helpful tools for maintaining the structure and vital energies of the body.
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Hatha Yoga “Ha” to bring Strength “Tha” and flexibility to the whole body. • Retrain the body to maintain good posture and correct alignment. • Open and increase range of movement through the legs, hips, spine and shoulders. • Lengthen the spine and open the chest. • Develop willpower, energy awareness and inner calm. • Improve the efficiency of all the major bodily systems (muscular, circulatory, respiratory, endocrine and nervous systems). • Bring an experience of stability and centeredness to body, mind and emotions. • Give an overall feeling of integration, vitality and upliftment.