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Pose of the Week: Karandavasana

For many, our focus pose of the week, Karandavasana is one of the hardest poses in Second Series.


What is needed for this pose:

-For stability, a firm connection to the lats and the seratus
-Strong shoulders
-Strong core
-Open Hips


Must be able to balance in Pincha Mayurasana


See this picture at ashtangapictureproject.com



Must have an extremely open lotus. You must be able to bring the legs into lotus without using the hands.


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What are your tips for Karandavasana? We only have one picture of a yogi in Karandavasana! Join the movement, submit your karandavasana shots to shanna@wellnessfrominside.com

Shanna Small has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga and studying the Yoga Sutras since 2001. She has studied in Mysore with Sharath Jois and is the Director of AYS Charlotte, a school for traditional Ashtanga in Charlotte NC. She has written for Yoga International and the Ashtanga Dispatch. Go here for more information on AYS Charlotte. For information on workshops, please e-mail shanna@shannasmallyoga.com.