«When the body becomes lean, the face glows with delight, Anāhata-nāda manifests, and eyes are clear, the body is healthy, bindu under control, and appetite increases, then one should know that the Nadis are purified and success in hatha-yoga is approaching» (Hathayoga-pradīpikā, II.78).
A bit ‘of fatigue!
The opposition of the Sun and the conjunction of Neptune combine to cause exhaustion and fatigue. You’re not in the best shape and this can make you, Pisces, a little nervous. In fact, even the planet of communication, Mercury, is in opposition. The good news is that the situation will change soon. Just wait for the 23 of this month.
Yogis are said to practice hatha-yoga to live longer. This does not mean that they are attached to life. They only want to increase the probability of being able to achieve self-realization in this life and for this they need as much time as possible. Objectively, yoga improves health, soothing many diseases.
In this moment of effort, Pisces, rely on yoga practice. It will give you physical and mental energy. Keep fit with this sequence:
Jātharaparivartana-āsana, posizione di rotazione dell’addome. A relaxing and very helpful position, especially for back pain and digestive disorders. // 2-3 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 9 to 18 minutes.
MANTRA of the MONTH: «Lam Vam Ram».
ATTENTION: each technique may have contraindications. Take proper information before practising. Ask your teacher for the correct execution. The recommended times are provided only as a guide, always adjust the practice to your own times and limits. Never force, positions must be comfortable and stable! For any doubt leave a comment below!