Vrksasana - Tree Pose

Balancing postures teach us how to live moment to moment. Physically as we balance on one foot and leg we are making constant small adjustments in the muscles of our foot, around our ankle and our standing leg. We need to let the energy of our body sink into its foundation and settle evenly throughout the body. We allow our arms to become long like the branches of a tree and extend upwards to the sky.

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EARTH ELEMENT - PRTHIVI TATTVA

The earth element grounds us, holds us, nourishes us with food. Mother Earth, our home, she contains life, produces life and nourishes life.

We start with our feet and learning how to stand. Tadasana, the mountain pose, and Vrksasana, the tree pose teach us how to engage our feet, how to draw energy upwards, how to root down to rise up, how to engage the lightness that travels up through to the spine and crown with practice.

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Fiona Macleod