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Episode 33–Yoga for Tired Bodies & Minds

April 28th, 2010 · Comments

Blessings, dear YOGIS.


And welcome to episode 33 of the Sunrose Yoga Podcast.  I am so excited to offer the first 30-minute vid-cast to you. (I recently upgraded my video camera and have been having a ball learning how to use it!)  Hopefully, the podcast will now include 1 video per month. (Please let me know what you think—either way.  I want this podcast to fit your needs.)

Today’s class focuses on those times when we may not feel like practicing (or moving our bodies much at all).  As always, I encourage you to begin where you are and honor your body.  The practice culminates with parivrtta ardha chandrasana (revolved half-moon) and urdhva vrksasana (hand-stand).

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  •  I’m on day 12 of my 30 day vid-blogging challenge. Check it out at the SUnrose Yoga Blog. 



  •    Have I told you lately how thankful I am to have YOU as a listener? Well, I am dears!  Gracias!
  •   Thank you to all who have written me emails or tweets about your experience with the podcast. LOVE!
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  •  Many thanks and blessings to Cathy, Armida, Peggy, Jenny, Kasey & Elie.



Dears, let me know what you are looking for in these podcasts and tell me about your yoga practice.

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Wishing you peace. & LOVE. Always.





P.S. Yogis, I realize the sound quality is not first-rate.  Once I figure out how to compress the high-quality version into a managable size, I'll upload it.  Thank you for being patient and gentle with me while I learn how to do all of this video work! Namaste.


Edit:  hello dear yogis.  This podbean video player seems not

 to work at all (boo!).  You can check out this episode in its entirety on my blog.

Tags: Level 2 · Video · Half-hour · Level 1

Sirsasana-headstand Video Workshop

October 29th, 2009 · Comments


Click here to view the headstand workshop.



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Tags: Video

Video Workshop 1– Sirsasana I

October 28th, 2009 · Comments

Namaste, dears.

Today's episode features a video workshop on headstand (Sirsasana I).  This class is intended for students who have been exploring the possibility of going into headstand, but who could use a break-down of the various components.

Thank you so much for joining me.

Connect with me:  email me at sunroseyoga {at} gmail {dot} com; follow me on twitter http://twitter.com/yoginiinthehood/or on tumblr http://sunroseyoga.tumblr.com/.  Call our message line (we give and receive messages) 503-583-2599.

Yoga Journal outlines the many benefits of Sirsasana, including:

  • Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression
  • Stimulates the pituitary and pineal glands
  • Strengthens the arms, legs, and spine
  • Strengthens the lungs
  • Tones the abdominal organs
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
  • Therapeutic for asthma, infertility, insomnia, and sinusitis
  • Before practicing sirsasana, warm up with surya namaskar (sun salutations), followed by core strengtheners (bridge, boat, locust, standing poses with belly pulled toward spine).


    Follow sirsasana with sarvangasana (shoulder stand), halasana (plough), matsyasana (fish) or saddle, and apanasana.

    Finish your practice with hip rolls, savasana (corpse, at least 5 minutes), and a seated meditation (need help starting? check out this video).


    peace. & LOVE. always.

    kelly moving through fear. {Click this image to view the video.}

    Considerations: Please do NOT begina headstand practice if you are pregnant, though experienced practicioners can continue practicing sirsasana throughout pregnancy.  If you have high blood pressure, heart conditions, eye injuries, neck injuries, or back injuries, please do not attempt headstand without first consulting your healthcare provider AND working with your regular yoga teacher in-person.  This video is intended for yogis who are familiar with headstand, but need additional mechanical advice.

    MUSIC:  Seruiqam, Sevish, and Jack Jeffrey


    Tags: Video · Inversion