Tag Archives: Asana

The Yogic Moment of HolyShitasana

‎So my yoga pal coined a word for an asana. It’s holyshitasana. Practically speaking, it refers to any yoga poses or asanas that make you scream out of frustration:”Holyyy shitttt!!! Why ain’t it getting any easier every time I give … Continue reading

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Kunci Melakukan Pose Mermaid dengan Lebih Mudah

Pose mermaid atau putri putra duyung mirip dengan pose eka pada rajakapotasana (one-legged royal pigeon pose) tetapi sebenarnya ada satu perbedaan: sisi tubuh yang diregangkan. Dalam pose mermaid, Anda lebih fokus pada peregangan lateral alias dua sisi samping tubuh. Namun, … Continue reading

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Yoga is a Life-long Practice, Says Jois

Yoga means that our mind has the controlling capacity, taking practice. That is yoga, according to the late Shri K.Patthabi Jois. “Yoga is chitta vritti nirodha”, says he. Chitta means mind control, he adds. Normally people don’t control their mind. … Continue reading

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Manfaat 5 Jenis Asana/ Pose Yoga

Sekadar berbagi saja bagi Anda yang suka beryoga tetapi belum mengetahui khasiat kesehatan masing-masing jenis gerakan yoga yang dilakukan. Dan bagi yang belum pernah beryoga dan belum tertarik mencoba, mungkin Anda akan menyukai yoga setelah membaca ini. Silakan menyimak manfaat-manfaat … Continue reading

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Pose Capung (Dragonfly Pose)

Vinyasa krama pose capung (dragonfly pose): Duduk jongkok di atas tumit kiri, kaki jinjit,  jari tangan di atas lantai Silangkan kaki kanan di atas paha kiri Perhatikan telapak kaki kanan tidak boleh melampaui paha kiri Duduk jongkok di atas tumit … Continue reading

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Paripurna Himalayasana

Vinyasa krama Paripurna Himalayasana: Posisi kayang (urdha dhanurasana) Geser berat tubuh ke sisi kiri Putar telapak kaki kiri ke luar Angkat tangan kanan ke dada Kunci bahu dan siku kiri Jinjit kaki kanan. Tetap di sini hingga kuat. Angkat kaki … Continue reading

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Mengenal Nafas Ujayyi (Ujayyi Pranayama) dalam Yoga

“Ujayyi” artinya “victorius”  atau kemenangan. Ada juga yang mengartikannya sebagai nafas penakluk (conqueror breath). Ujayyi pranayama atau ujayyi breathing merupakan salah satu teknik pernapasan dasar dalam beryoga. Teknik ini dilakukan dengan sedikit menekan epiglottis (tempat kita merasakan sensasi batuk atau … Continue reading

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How to do Eka Pada Galavasana

Eka pada galavasana is one of my favorite asanas. “Eka” means one. “Pada” means a leg. “Galava” is a name of a sage ( B. K. S. Iyengar: 1979, 327). If you read how mr. Iyengar does this, he would … Continue reading

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My Journal : Moving the Mindset from a Self-Taught Student to a Teacher

I started practicing yoga from my own bedroom. I had no teacher. I had no friends. I just had myself, a book titled “The Wonder of Yoga” by Leslie Kaminoff, and a sheer curiosity. Not being able to  afford a … Continue reading

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Growing Myself in Yoga Teacher Training

“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.“- Swami Vivekananda On the second day of my first week (of four), I gradually … Continue reading

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New Entrepreneurial Success Formula: “Yoga + Startup + Geeks = Productive Business”

I don’t work for startups but I know how it feels to be part of the startup grind. Your daily routines would include typing all day long, eyes being glued to the screen of your laptop or smartphone, and sitting … Continue reading

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Me, Giving Yogic Advice

hi mr. akhlis… where do u live now? like to ask you where can I find a yoga trainer in Kudus? 1:38pm Akhlis Purnomo jakarta it’s even hard to find one in Semarang. let alone in our hometown why? 1:41pm … Continue reading

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