Sunday, May 27, 2012


The above photo was taken by Renee Rischenole, Freelance Photographer/Writer/Artist and fellow student in the Essential Teacher Training at Open Sky Yoga.  You can find more of Renee's work at her website,   This photo is of her morning view in savasana.

Savasana, for those of you who are not addicted to it yet, is corpse pose, also known as final relaxation in yoga practice.  I have come to the conclusion that we could all probably use more savasana in our lives.  

Part of our homework for one of the homework sets was to spend a significant amount of time in savasana and to reflect on the experience.  We were also asked to write a poem.  Here's mine:

Wishing you balance,



  1. Love this poem, Nancy. I spend very little time, relatively, in Savasana. I do believe, however, that, finally, it is home.

  2. Thank you Susan. It was good for me to have the assignment of spending time in saasana. It made me understand how important it is,


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