DAY 12! Balance & centerinG

Welcome to day 12! Tree Pose– promoting balancing and centering.

Trees symbolize life, growth, strength, balance, rooting down to the ground and rising up to the sky at the same time. Pick an intention for yourself start with this pose and connect with your breath, mind, body, and your natural surroundings!

 

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The Tree Pose strengthens and tones the leg muscles, ankles, and feet as well as the groin, inner thighs chest and shoulders.
HOW TO:  1.Start by standing in mountain pose, shift your weight onto your right foot and bend your left knee, and slowly move your left knee out to left.
1.Start by standing in mountain pose, shift your weight onto your right foot and bend your left knee. Slowly move your left knee out to left.
2.Slowly move your left knee out to left.
3.Maintain a long spine and your fingers, crown of your head, and gaze are energetically drawn to sky.
4. Keep the core engaged and grown down through all for corners of your right foot.
BREATHE….
Complement this HOT summer day with a cooling & refreshing drink:

Lemon Lime + Basil Water

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This is a cooling and refreshing thirst quencher that is ideal on a hot summer day. Drink cool but not cold to keep your digestive fires easeful. Vegan and gluten free.

Ingredients: 

2 organic limes
1 organic lemon
8 cups water
Handful of fresh basil leaves

Directions: 

  1. Wash limes and lemons well. Cut them into thin round slices and place in a bowl with water. Allow the flavors to infuse for a few hours or even overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. To drink, bring to room temperature and strain before serving.
  3. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  4. * These recipes are my creations and adaptations but I have had many sources to refer to, including my mother, my grandmother, the KARE Ayurvedic Center in Pune, India, and the extensive Indian vegetarian cookbook Lord Krishna’s Cuisine by Yamuna Devi.   Photos by Insiya Rasiwala-Finn 

    -Repinned from http://yoganonymous.com/

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