Portfolio Category: Portugal Yoga Retreat

Dancer’s Pose

Dancer's Pose (Naturajasana) as executed by one of the Yogis at the Portugal Yoga Retreat. This beautiful and very challenging posture requires balance and a high degree of flexibility in the back. It is dedicated to Shiva, the destroyer, the third god of the Hindu trinity who is known as the Lord of the Dance.
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Yoga Led by Diana

Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana Variation) taught by Instructor Diana in one of her classes. Pigeon Posture is an extremely effective hip opener that addresses both areas, with the front leg working in external rotation and the back leg in position to stretch the psoas. Pigeon is actually a variation of the advanced pose, Eka…
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Yoga Led by Arlèna

Yoga Instruction on the lawn - Garland Pose (Malasana) from one of the daily Yoga classes led by Instructor Arlèna is a deep squat with feet flat on the floor. It is extremely beneficial for the muscles, organs and soft tissues in the pelvic area. The legs are enlivened, the hips are opened and the…
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Headstand Practice

Headstand (Sirsasana) Workshop   A few of the Retreat Yogis learning to execute a proper headstand led by Instructor Carolyn.
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