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SAVASANA – CORPSE POSE

I’m not quite starting at the beginning, but if you’ve only been to one yoga class in your whole life, chances are, you did Savasana or Corpse Pose. And with the free meditation you received by signing up, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about that pose right away. “TO ENTER THIS STATE, WE PRACTICE A KIND OF CONSCIOUS DYING, A LETTING GO OF THE THINGS THAT MAKE US FEEL ARMORED AND SEPARATED AND, THUS THAT CAUSE US TO SUFFER AND TO ACCUMULATE TENSION.” -Donna Farhi Let’s start with a little knowledge! Pronunciation: shah-VAHS-anna Sanskrit translation : sava = corpse, asana = pose Other name: Mrtasana (Mrta = death) Level: 1. Literally anyone can do that pose. Physically, if you can

© 2017 Erika Belanger