«The precursors of perfection in yoga, they say, are lightness and healthiness of the body, absence of desire, clear complexion, and pleasantness of voice, sweet odor and slight excretions.» (Śvetāśvatara-upanishad, 2.13).

A peaceful start.

2019 should be a good year for you, Aquarius. Until the end of the holidays, that is until 7 January, Venus square ensures fun, lightness and harmony in relationships. At the end of the month, a good conjunction of Mercury leads you to communicate and pursue your objectives in a very clear way. For the rest the month should flow quietly.

The second chapter of Śvetāśvatara-upanishad is all about yoga. It talks about positions, breathing and all the techniques that lead to the final goal: to see the true nature of Brahman. Along this path you can meet all the benefits of yoga described in the above quote.

Make this month even more enjoyable with the practice of yoga, Aquarius. As th months flows calm, you will enjoy all the benefits.

Use this short sequence to maintain good health and mental peace:

Trikona-āsana, triangle pose. Lateral poses are known as the aerobic positions of yoga for their action on the heart. // 1-2 min. per side.

Vriksha-āsana, posizione dell’albero. Besides strengthening the legs and stretching the spine, it gives a great sense of calm, calms down anxiety, and helps to center yourself.  // 1 min. per side.

Anuloma-Viloma prānāyāma, literally natural-unnatural breath, also called nādī-śuddhi or nādī-śodhana, that is cleansing of the channels. This technique helps to balance the body in all its aspects: from metabolism to nervous system, from circulation to breathing. Try to exhale twice the time of the inhalation! // From 3 to 10 min.

TOTAL TIME: from 7 to 16 minutes.

MANTRA of the MONTH: «Om».