Mythology Enriched Yoga

Stories Behind the Postures

May 17, 2013    BY Sandra Anderson


The names and backgrounds of the asanas give us clues on how to ignite the essence of the postures. Some asanas are named after sages, animals, or geometric forms which tell us how to access different qualities of the postures. Join us for a challenging practice that includes sun salutations, a strong standing sequence, and seated postures, while listening to stories and learning the deeper meanings of the asanas.

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Sandra Anderson
For over 20 years Sandra Anderson has shared her extensive experience in yoga theory and practice with students from all over the world. A senior faculty member and resident at the Himalayan Institute, her teaching reflects access to the living oral tradition, and the embodied experience of 30 years of dedicated practice. With a background in the natural sciences and interest in classical Sanskrit, along with frequent pilgrimages to India, Sandy has a rare capacity to eloquently convey the... Read more>>

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