Sunday Stretch

Sunday Stretch

In case you were wondering, our Sunday theme here at Gumsaba is Sunday Stretch.  Stretching is just the tip of the iceberg, though.  We also explore how certain movements and poses help to strengthen our body, challenge our mind, tap into our energetic body (chakras)...
Cobra Pose

Cobra Pose

Cobra Pose helps us to lengthen and strengthen.  It bolsters our confidence and ignites our power from within.  It’s pretty amazing how much this little pose can do.  If you’re new to this pose, just remember to tune into your breath, close your eyes and...
Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

Yes, this is actually the name of this twisting, turning, energizing pose.  You’re in for a treat when you sit down to twist your body in Half Lord of the Fishes Pose.  Not only does this pose alleviate tension, it invigorates your body and fires up your core....
Supine Twist Pose

Supine Twist Pose

If you have ever practiced yoga, you’ve probably heard your yoga instructor describe twisting your body like ringing out a wet rag, rinsing your internal organs of toxins and impurities.  I know it may sound hokey, but once you’ve experienced a good twist, you may...
Dancer’s Pose

Dancer’s Pose

This pose is part backbend, part heart opener, part hip opener, and all fun.  Although you are confronted with a balance challenge in this pose, you may be surprised with how you advance over time just with a little practice and patience.  Practice means progress, not...
Revolved Crescent Lunge

Revolved Crescent Lunge

Revolved Crescent Lunge Pose is a great way to build on your practice, ignite a little fire in your soul and have fun with a new challenge.  Last week we focused on Crescent Lunge Pose.  This week, we are twisting and turning into Revolved Crescent Lunge Pose....