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Vrksasana Yoga Pose of the Week! 
Also Known As Tree Pose
Prenounced  (vrik-SHAHS-anna)
What does it mean?
vrksa = tree
How do you do it?
1. Starting in Tadasana notice how the weight is distributed to all four corners of the feet equally.
2. Begin to shift your weight to left foot while placing left hand on left hip.
3. Bend your right knee and with your right hand grab a hold of right ankle placing it on either left upper inner thigh or left inner calf. Avoid placing right foot directly on left knee.
4. Bring hands in prayer postion in front of your heart. Square both hips toward the front.
5. Find your Drishti that focus point that doesn’t move to help keep your balance.
6. On the Inhale slowly begin to bring the hands up over your head. Challenge your balance by opening the hands and swaying them from side to side.
7. Exhale close the hands back in prayer position and slowly guide them back down in front of the heart.
8. Release leg and repeat on other side.
Benefits

Strengthens thighs, calves, ankles, and spine
Stretches the groins and inner thighs, chest and shoulders
Improves sense of balance
Relieves sciatica and reduces flat feet



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myyogaon:

Vrksasana Yoga Pose of the Week!

Also Known As Tree Pose

Prenounced  (vrik-SHAHS-anna)

What does it mean?

vrksa = tree

How do you do it?

1. Starting in Tadasana notice how the weight is distributed to all four corners of the feet equally.

2. Begin to shift your weight to left foot while placing left hand on left hip.

3. Bend your right knee and with your right hand grab a hold of right ankle placing it on either left upper inner thigh or left inner calf. Avoid placing right foot directly on left knee.

4. Bring hands in prayer postion in front of your heart. Square both hips toward the front.

5. Find your Drishti that focus point that doesn’t move to help keep your balance.

6. On the Inhale slowly begin to bring the hands up over your head. Challenge your balance by opening the hands and swaying them from side to side.

7. Exhale close the hands back in prayer position and slowly guide them back down in front of the heart.

8. Release leg and repeat on other side.

Benefits

  • Strengthens thighs, calves, ankles, and spine
  • Stretches the groins and inner thighs, chest and shoulders
  • Improves sense of balance
  • Relieves sciatica and reduces flat feet

joyyoga

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Cauliflower Pizza Recipe
Ingredients1 cup cauliflower, grated1/2 cup shredded light mozarella cheese1 egg1 tsp oregano2 tsp basil2 tsp parsley1/2 tsp fennel1 green pepper1 onion1 tomatoGarlic powder, to taste
DirectionsChop pepper, onion and tomato. Set aside. Steam the cauliflower, let it cool and then grate it.
Combine grated cauliflower with the mozzarella and egg in a large bowl. Spray a circular or rectangular metal pan with cooking spray before spreading the dough evenly. Sprinkle the dough with fennel, oregano, parsley and basil. Add garlic powder.
Bake at 450° F for 12-15 minutes. Remove the dough from the oven and sprinkle chopped green pepper, onion and tomato, as well as the remaining mozzarella cheese on top. Return the pizza to the oven. Turn the heat up to broil and leave in until the cheese has melted and the crust is crispy.

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Cauliflower Pizza Recipe

Ingredients
1 cup cauliflower, grated
1/2 cup shredded light mozarella cheese
1 egg
1 tsp oregano
2 tsp basil
2 tsp parsley
1/2 tsp fennel
1 green pepper
1 onion
1 tomato
Garlic powder, to taste

Directions
Chop pepper, onion and tomato. Set aside. Steam the cauliflower, let it cool and then grate it.

Combine grated cauliflower with the mozzarella and egg in a large bowl. Spray a circular or rectangular metal pan with cooking spray before spreading the dough evenly. Sprinkle the dough with fennel, oregano, parsley and basil. Add garlic powder.

Bake at 450° F for 12-15 minutes. Remove the dough from the oven and sprinkle chopped green pepper, onion and tomato, as well as the remaining mozzarella cheese on top. Return the pizza to the oven. Turn the heat up to broil and leave in until the cheese has melted and the crust is crispy.