Meryl Davids Landau

Meryl Davids Landau
Meryl Davids Landau is the author of the new spiritual women’s novel, “Downward Dog, Upward Fog,” which ForeWord Reviews touts as “an inspirational gem that will appeal to introspective, evolving women.” She has also written for many national magazines — including “Reader’s Digest,” “Whole Living,” “Self,” “O: The Oprah magazine” and more. For more information about Meryl and her debut novel please visit www.downwarddogupwardfog.com.

A New Look at an Old Yoga Pose

Meryl Davids Landau by Meryl Davids Landau | June 16th, 2011 | 1 Comment
topic: Fitness, Yoga

Sun Salutation on the beach

Ever felt yourself going through the motions of a yoga pose without focus or purpose? I think most yogis who’ve been practicing for a while have this experience, at least sometimes.

Several years ago, I found myself rushing through the Sun Salutation, praying for the series to end so I could move on to asanas I enjoyed more. I hated the way the pose strained my wrist and left me breathless, and it seemed to take forever to get through five or six of them. But since appreciating whatever you’re doing is a key spiritual teaching, I knew I had to do something to change my perspective.