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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

For over 25 years Sandra Anderson has shared her extensive experience in yoga practice and theory with students from all over the world. A senior faculty member and resident at the Himalayan Institute, her teaching reflects access to the living oral tradition, and the embodied experience of 30 years of dedicated practice. With a background in the natural sciences and studies in classical Sanskrit, along with frequent pilgrimages to India, Sandy has a rare capacity to eloquently convey the richness of spiritual life in our contemporary world. She is the coauthor of the award-winning book, Yoga Mastering the Basics, and was a contributing editor and columnist for Yoga International magazine. She is now a frequent contributor to YogaInternational.com, offering instructional videos, workshops, and articles. Sandy leads trainings and retreats both nationally and internationally, and at the headquarters of the Himalayan Institute.

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