A May 2022 challenge
Alo Bout Moon Phases was a May 2022 challenge, from 13th to 20th. Asanas include Standing backbend (Anuvittasana), Eka Pada Koundinyasana 2 (Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II), Headstand (Sirsasana) and Revolved Triangle Pose (Parivrtta trikonasana).
POSTERIOR STRETCH – new moon: plant the seed – define your intention
BIND POSE – waxing crescent: take care of the seed – love and take care of yourself
SIDE STRETCH – first quarter: the seed sprouts underground – put in the effort
BACKBEND POSE- waxing gibbous: the bud begins to form, carrying within it the promise of the flower – allow your intention to bud
ARM BALANCE – full moon: see the results and reap the rewards
INVERSION POSE – waning gibbous: reflection and restructuring – introspection
TWISTED POSE – waning gibbous: release what no longer serves you – Observe, review, optimize and discard what is not working.
REST POSE – last quarter: all energy is concentrated into becoming a seed for the next cycle – rest
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