Why is it So Hard?

Shoulderstand can calm and revitalize us, very deeply.  But it’s also hard work, especially when we’re first learning. The pose can require months or even years of practice before the full and delicious benefits arrive.  Fortunately many of these benefits … Continue reading

What Makes it Work?

We’ve all heard of the “fight or flight” response, where the heart races, breath accelerates, and  adrenaline floods our muscles.  The “rest and digest” response is its opposite number. When we assume the “rest and digest” response our respiratory, circulatory, … Continue reading