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Courage is a quality of mind & heart that all of us have or are not sure how to dive in and apply in our lives. Fear becomes the great holder of this energy bravery ushers us through it. The root of the word courage is ifrom the french word Coeur meaning heart. It takes courage of the heart to go deeper into the questions of who you are and who you want to be in the world.

I have looked back on this year to see the many things of have done for the first time – all which took my focus and energy to find my endless wellspring of strength & courage. After we take steps into the unknown, we take steps into a pool of fear, we take steps into our heart which allows us to grow and become the person we choose to be. Always remember YOU are NOT ALONE!!! Many have walked the path you have and if that confronts you use this as the fuel for 2007 to do new poses, make new friends, or perhaps forgive that one person you haven’t yet.

Remember these are suggestions & you are not obligated by any means as you are FREE to choose..

I chose to stay on the floor for the most part in seated poses to take us in out and twisted around all to find where this courage you have lies. Appreciate what you did this year, revel in that and now there is an even stronger base to step into the fire to transform, evolve and enjoy the life you desire to live.

Meet the Yogi’s you are practicing with Gio & Christine img_1795.JPGLOVE YOU GUYS!

Sequence: Level 1/2

Sukhasana – Easy Posture

Balasana – Extended Childs Pose w/ Arms Overhead

All 4’s – Hands and Knees

Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Dog

Uttanasana – Standing Fwd Bend

Straight Leg Lunge

Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Dog

Uttanasa with Hands Clasped Behind the Back – Knuckles Facing Up

Down Dog

Balasana – childs pose

Dandasana – Staff Pose

Janu Sirsasana – Head to Knee Pose

Bhaddha Konasana – Restrained Cobblers Pose (this is how indian cobblers sit)

Parsva Uptavista Konasana – Side (torso over leg) Wide Angle Pose

Uptavista Konasana – Wide Angle Pose

Bhaddha Konasana

Sukhasana with a Twist

Down Dog

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana Prep – Pigeon Prep
Eka Pada Rajakapotasana Prep w/ prayer twist img_1793.JPG

Balasana – Childs Pose

All 4’s Knees Crossed In Front Prep for Gomukhasana- img_1790.JPG

Gomukhasana – Cow Faced Pose img_1791.JPG

Gomukhasana – With a Twist Opposite Elbow to Knee

Paschimottanasana – Seated Fwd Bend

Ardha Paschimottasana – Seated Fwd Bend with Tree Pose Leg

Krounchasana – Heron (the bird)

Triangamukhaipada Gomukhasana -One Leg in Gomukha other Extended out
On Back Knees to Chest

Supta Padangusthasana – Supine

Supta Padangustasana w/Leg Out to Side and Across Body in a Twist

Knees To Chest

Supta Baddha Konasana – Supine Cobblers Pose