Monday, 12 March 2012

The Sage Twist, Marichyasana,

Marichyasana, Andrea Boudin. Photography © Brian D. Brady
Marichyasana Marichi = an ancient Indian sage. 
In Sanskrit, “Marichi” means a ray of light or father of humanity, and “asana” means yoga pose

Marichyasana  can be performed with several slightly different leg positions. This seated twist is said to cleanse the body by removing toxins from internal organs.