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Core Strength: Building Stability & Integration (All Levels)

Core strength is a function of physical stability, energetic integration, and conscious awareness. The physical and physiological balance that results from core strength maximizes efficient functioning, and supports emotional resiliency. With mental and physical equilibrium, we gain the capacity to correct deeply ingrained but counterproductive tension patterns in the body and in the mind. This sequence is a tune-up you can practice on a regular basis. You may also be inspired to include components of it in other asana sequences.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 45 mins

About the Teacher

Sandra Anderson

Senior faculty at the Himalayan Institute, Sandy teaches yoga, meditation, and philosophy, and is a key instructor in the Institute's teacher training programs. She is the coauthor of the award-winning book, Yoga Mastering the Basics, and a frequent contributor to the Himalayan Institute's online Wisdom Library. Her work draws on her immersion in the living oral tradition, traditional texts of hatha yoga and tantra, training in Sanskrit, and her background in environmental science. A long-time resident at the Himalayan Institute with a diverse background and life experience, Sandy has a unique capacity to convey the richness of spiritual life in the contemporary world.

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