Niyama Yamas

A September 2018 challenge

Niyama Yamas was a September 2018 challenge, from 1st to 8th. Asanas include Goddess pose (Utkata Konasana), Tripod headstand (Mukta Hasta Sirsasana A), Dragon pose and Camel pose (Ustrasana).

Ahimsa: accepting ourselves through any heart opening pose
Saucha: bringing purity to the body though any twist pose
Brahmacharya: finding the right use of our energy through any hip opener
Satya: finding our truth in any balance pose
Tapas: using self discipline in the burning of energy through any powerful pose (such as warrior or lunge)
Asteya: I am enough: any inversion
Santosha: find our contentment in a restorative yin pose
Svadhyaya: self study and reflection: share how youcome back to yourself in a meditative pose or share how you show your self love ❤️

Camel pose (Ustrasana)
Noose Pose (Pasasana)
Standing pigeon in September 3rd 2018. The  Brahmacharya is the fourth yama, and does traditionally mean chastity. A more modern interpretation is "right use of energy".
Standing pigeon
Warrior III Pose in November 26th 2018. For today, I feel most confident in sharing the smaller challenges of these days rather than the darker ones before yoga. I've recently recovered from a
Warrior III Pose (Virabhadrasana 3)
Warrior II Pose in April 27th 2018. "Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them."
Warrior II Pose (Virabhadrasana 2)
Goddess pose in September 8th 2018.
Goddess pose (Utkata Konasana)
Tripod headstand (Mukta Hasta Sirsasana A)
Dragon pose in September 7th 2018.  Santosha is a niyama which means contentment.
Dragon pose

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