Utkatasana Chair Pose Yoga Asana Conscious Life Space

Yoga is as Simple as Taking A Seat: Chair Pose

Utkatasana or Chair Pose There are a variety of yoga poses that you can practice that stimulate and benefit many parts of the body all at once. One of those poses is Chair Pose. In Sanskrit, the language of yoga, the pose is called Utkatasana (OOT-kah-TAH-sah-nah), but it does not translate to mean “chair pose.” It actually means “fierce pose.” Utkata means intense or powerful. We combine utkata + asana… Read More »

Yoga Pose Terms Language Infographic

Yoga Speak, Coming to Terms with the Language of Yoga

When watching yoga videos on line or taking a live class some instructors might use only the English language or maybe they use some Sanskrit terms or a combination of both. I made an infographic with some terms to help us have a beter understanding of some of the terms. Here is Yoga Speak One on the language of yoga. Learn with me and feel free to share your experiences… Read More »

Image of Rama, Sita and Lakshmana featured in Conscious Life Space's article on Tree Pose and the mythology of Queen Sita

Tree Pose, Mythology, Benefits and an Infographic

aka Vriksasana or Vrksasana

Tree pose aka Vriksasana or Vrksasana, it is one of the poses where I can morph into the pose’s name. it is also a pose that can test you and ground you. Tree pose as the barometer or thermometer for grounding Grounding is something that I used to have difficulty with when going through bigger life changes. Those are the times that I wanted to be detached from the earth.… Read More »

3 legged downward dog asana - yoga pose infographic created by conscious life space CC4.0 Intl Attribution

Yoga Asana – 3 legged downward dog

3 legged dog Infographic Recently I was excited to celebrate my 2 year anniversary of my return to yoga. I still have a ‘fluffy belly’ but my level of fitness & flexibility has increased and I no longer suffer from migraines (which were caused by menopause.) Some days are more challenging than others. Here is the 3 legged dog infographic that I created so we can learn together. The images… Read More »

5 yoga poses asanas infographic conscious life space

Introduction to Asanas – 5 Yoga Poses Infographic

A lot of people write about how yoga has transformed their lives and it is a practice that can change your life. Sometime in the future, I’ll get to writing about that experience. The healing it provided or should I say provides regularly has inspired me to share what I’m learning. It’s only been about 2 years since I returned to a practice and it’s not always easy but it… Read More »