Yoga for Your Seder Table - Camel Pose
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Yoga for Your Seder Table - Camel Pose
Why not try this one at your Pesach table? You can even do aseated version by placing your hands on the side of your chair and arching your back backwards, just like acamel. It’s easy when you know how. The yogis calledthis posture ‘Ustrasana’ and it’s all about opening up yourheart space and feeling free. We often read how Pharaoh had a ‘hard heart’ (look in the Book of Exodus/Shmot and seeif you can find where it is written). On Pesach we are trying tokeep our hearts soft and open to other people – that’s why webegin the seder by saying ‘all who are hungry, let them come and eat’. So….try CamelPose and open up your heart!!
Marcus J Freed is a studio-trained yogi, yeshiva-trained educator, published author and classically-trained actor. Check out more Kosher Sutras at www.bibliyoga.com or email email@example.com to receive your free weekly Kosher Sutra. Discover more about his general programs at www.marcusjfreed.com.
Shared by Rabbi Yael Levy
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