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Nichol's TIPs: Parsvakonasana (Side Angle Pose), opening to truth, and practicing creativity

WELCOME to Nichol's TIPs - a weekly newsletter where I share a TUTORIAL, some INSPIRATION, and a PRACTICE.

This week, we'll explore Parsvakonasana (Side Angle Pose), opening to truth, and practicing creativity

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***click here to watch tutorial video


STEP 1. 

TAKE a LONG stance. 

"Come into a long enough stance so that when you bend your front knee, it stacks directly over your ankle."

STEP 2. 

HUG your OUTER HIP muscles IN

"Hug the muscles on the outer hip of your back leg in to stabilize your back leg and turn your hips and chest open."

STEP 3. 

PRESS your FRONT SHIN toward your FRONT ARM. 

"Press your front shin toward your front arm to externally rotate your front hip and stack your front knee directly over your ankle."


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by Alan Watts, an English writer, speaker, and self-styled "philosophical entertainer", known for interpreting and popularising Buddhist, Taoist, and Hindu philosophy for a Western audience. Watts gained a following while working as a volunteer programmer at the KPFA radio station in Berkeley

"The attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.” 


Do you have trouble letting go of control and opening up to faith? Are there practices or activities that might help you to become more open to letting go and opening to truth? 


Creative Yoga & Somatics PRACTICE


Here is a LINK to a creative Yoga & Somatics practice. Give it a try!


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Until next week, 

Nichol Chase

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