Legs For Miles

A March 2019 challenge

Legs For Miles was a March 2019 challenge, from 1st to 28th. Asanas include Forearm stand (Pincha Mayurasana), Four Corner Pose (Chatush Konasana), Thunderbolt pose (Vajrasana) and Yogi Dandasana (Foot to armpit).

① – L-sit

② – Three legged dog

③ – Reverse plank

④ – EPK1 variation (twisting scissors)

⑤ – Sugarcane pose

⑥ – Goddess Pose

⑦ – Eka Pada Viparita Dandasana

⑧ – Pincha

⑨ – Half Lotus squat or Padagustha Padma Utkatasana

⑩ – Dolphin

⑪ – Reclined hero

⑫ – Dwi Pada Koundinyasana

⑬ – Pada Hastasana

⑭ – Middle splits

⑮ – Headstand with puppy press

16 – Vamadevasana

17 – Hero pose variation with knees to head

18 – High bow or upward facing dog

19 – Bird of Paradise

20 – Pincha middle splits (or middle split in any inversion)

21 – Wheelpose

22 – One legged King Pigeon variation

23 – Handstand lotus or tree in pincha

24 – Chakorasana or Four Corner Pose

25 – Thunderbold or Laghuvajrasana variant

26 – Navasana in Yogidandasana or half lotus in navasana

27 – Viparita Salabhasana or scorpion in headstand

28 – Floating forward fold

L-sit on bench in Los Cristianos
L-sit (Brahmacharyasana)
Threelegged Dog in March 2nd 2019.  Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana or Three Legged Down Dog near beach in Playadelas Americas, Tenerife.
Threelegged Dog (Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana)
Upward plank in March 3rd 2019. Third day is Purvottanasana or Reverse Plank, a great shoulderopener and a serious strengthener for hamstrings. The shoulder part do also make it a good pinchap
Upward plank (Purvottanasana)
Sugarcane pose in March 5th 2019. Happy humpdayfunday! I have traditionally struggled with  Ardha Chandra Chapasana or  Sugarcanepose, and usually opted for  Half Moon Pose in challenges when
Sugarcane pose (Ardha Chandra Chapasana)
Goddess pose in March 6th 2019. My last post for this humpday is Utkata Konasana or Goddess pose, love this variation with the wrist extension.
Goddess pose (Utkata Konasana)
Forearm stand in March 8th 2019. Yay, got another about ten second hold for my  Feathered Peacock Pose or  Pincha Mayurasana today, and without those annoying failed or very brief kick-ups. Ne
Forearm stand (Pincha Mayurasana)
Half Lotus Squat in March 9th 2019. This one is a great test for legs, as you need strong legs to do a controlled one-legged squat. I were able to squat down from standing half lotus and keep
Half Lotus Squat (Padagustha Padma Utkatasana)
Dolphin pose in March 10th 2019.  Dolphinpose or  Ardha Pincha Mayurasana is a great preparation for pincha, helps with text neck and activates the thirdeye chakra. And it's also a good stretc
Dolphin pose (Ardha Pincha Mayurasana)
Reclined hero in March 11th 2019.  Reclinedhero or Supta Virasana is an intensive stretch for quadriceps. Even superheroes need stressfreedays betimes.
Reclined hero (Supta Virasana)
Dwi Pada Koundinyasana in March 12th 2019. It's the first time I practice Dwi Pada Koundinyasana, although it's possible that I've been close to doing it when practicing Sidecrow or Parsva Bak
Dwi Pada Koundinyasana (Straight legs sidecrow)
Straddle split in March 14th 2019. Catching up for  Transversalsplits, also known as  Samakonasana or  Straddlesplit for ereyesterday.
Straddle split (Samakonasana)
Headstand in March 15th 2019.  Puppy Press in Inversions is really challenging, so I go for the good old Sirsasana A. Headstanding targets the Crownchakra and stimulates the Pinealgland and Pi
Headstand (Sirsasana)
Vamadevasana is a very intensive hip opener and hamstring stretch
Vamadevasana (blissful deity pose)
Hero Pose in March 17th 2019. This  Heropose or  Virasana variation is first time for me. Great activation for hard to reach muscles in the legs, and stronglegs goals means whole legs
Hero Pose (Virasana)
Bow Pose in March 18th 2019. Regular  Upwardfacingdog or  Urdhva Mukha Svanasana is one of my favorite  Proneposes, but I gave it a try to walk my hands backwards a bit to attempt a high bow.
Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)
Bird of Paradise in March 19th 2019. I've had Bird of paradise pose or Svarga Dvijasana in another challenge too today, so I bring the other side here. This side is slightly harder for me, but
Bird of Paradise (Svarga Dvijasana)
Middle splits in bound headstand
Bound headstand (Baddha Hasta Sirsasana B)

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