This is named after the sage Matsyendra. In this posture twist the waist laterally as show in the picture. If the beginners fell this posture difficult they should practice Vakrasana for a few days. Then it will be easy for them to amuse this posture. Exhale and twist the waist in this posture; Inhale after you return to normal sitting position. Symmetry should always be maintained. If you twist your body six times to the left,you should also twist your body six times to the right.
Benefits:This is highly useful to control diabetes and kidney troubles. This posture makes the spine elastic. Nerves of the spinal column are toned up. This improves the efficiency of the abdominal viscera, such as liver, spleen, pancreas and the intestines. This eliminates the problems of constipation and dyspepsia(loss of appetite). Artha Matsyendrasana is a wonderful asana and gives you a very high standard of health when practiced in combination with the other asanas of forward and backward bending.
Yoga For Young At Heart; Yogi tots are children ages 2 & 3. Classes have a quick pace for the young heart and are interactive and fun! Children are encouraged to express themselves through imagination and play. We sing songs, take adventures, tell stories, and play games while doing yoga poses and breathing. Classes often include an art project or guided meditation at the end as well as the Longtime Sunshine closing song.
Classes for yogi tots are 15-30 minutes long.
energy and creative nature of children, ages 3-6. We center and calm our hearts, warm up our bodies and then jump into our yoga story/adventure. Through animal and nature poses, children stretch, balance and move energetically, all the while listening to incredible stories and imagining the world. Yoga can help children relax, distress and have fun! Classes often include a meditation and/or new breathing technique as well and last 45 minutes long.