Yoga Tree Pose 101 (you can do it, with Melanie Freeman of Black Swan Yoga).

Via on Jun 28, 2012

Yoga: Practice Life Stability (and Relaxation) with the Simple (yet Profound) Tree Pose.

We must relax into Mother Earth & remember the Heavens above in order to feel our Heart, in between.

There’s nothing much more beautiful than seeing a friend, charming and humble and strong, doing what she’s meant to do. Cheers to our elephriend Melanie Freeman of Black Swan Yoga!

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Tree pose really & truly is my favorite pose. This pose has so many details you can connect in with, which allows your mind to relax, while you are balancing your root/foot into the floor, strengthening your legs while you balance, opening your hips while you stand, opening your heart while you breathe, and strengthening your back while you slow down your breath as you open your arms to the sky. Favorite all around pose! :D Enjoy!!

(Hip opener, leg strengthener, heart opener, & mind balancing.)

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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  1. [...] Yoga Tree Pose 101 (you can do it, with Melanie Freeman of Black Swan Yoga). [...]

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