Padangusthasana and Padahastasana

Posted by on Jun 6, 2015 in Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Asanas

Exhaling into Stillness: The Standing Sequence in The Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Padangusthasana (“big toe posture”) and Padahastasana (“hand-to-foot posture”) mark the beginning of the Ashtanga Yoga standing sequence. After the powerful, dynamic movements of the Surya Namaskara, these simple forward folds are a welcome exhale into stillness, a well-timed transition into the grounding postures of the standing sequence. How to Move Into Padangusthasana Returning to...

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