Yoga to Support and Strengthen the Heart

September 27, 2013    BY Shari Friedrichsen

Handstand, forearm balance, plank series, backbends—this intermediate practice strengthens the foundational muscles of the legs and pelvis and the muscles surrounding the thoracic spine, or as Shari puts it, "the container of the heart." In every pose, Shari emphasizes focused observation of the qualities of the heart, lungs, blood, and breath. Take this opportunity to strengthen and open the connection between your head and your heart!

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Shari Friedrichsen
Teaching yoga for more than 38 years, Shari Friedrichsen, a key facilitator of the Himalayan Institute teacher certification program and a member of the 500-hour teacher training faculty at 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle, Washington, teaches classes, seminars and trainings worldwide. She has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy in the US and India with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Sri Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar.

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