Hanumanasana: 101

My summer pose is Hanumanasana, or monkey pose. Hanuman, a son of Shiva, is known for his stories of physical strength, perseverance, and devotion.In his most epic tale, (ha-monkey pun) Hanuman leaps tirelessly across oceans and mountains; overcoming obstacles in order to rescue his master’s wife, Sita from the evil clutches of┬ásome dude you don’t…

Malas: 101

Let’s talk malas. Although malas (or mala beads) have become a hipster accessory, they are primarily a meditation tool. A meditation tool that I absolutely love and recommend. The Nuts and Bolts A mala is a strand of 108 beads connected by a larger bead sometimes referred to as the guru or bindi. Why 108?…