The Buddha, The Dharma, The Sangha

"Spiritual powers and their wondrous functioning--hauling water and carrying firewood." --Layman Pang, upon his realization

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Go Ahead, Roar Like A Lion!

Lion Pose, yoga asana and pranayama, is a super stress buster and it's also a lot of fun.
Kids know how to do this pose naturally, and it sometimes strikes me as sad that as adults we feel silly being directed to practice Lion Pose.
However, it's worth every effort to overcome our self consciousness and let that roar come forth! Our breath work in this asana unlocks the deepest recesses of the lungs, forcing out stale air and toxins, refreshing the blood flow and focusing our intention.
If you are feeling constricted and stifled, try a few rounds of Lion--sometimes liberation is just a roar away!

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