Spotlight Pose: Trikonasana/Triangle

Three is a very symbolic number. Three is the number of harmony. When there is three, there is a beginning, a middle, and an end. There is the body, mind, and spirit. The number three could be associated with multiple religions, foundations of relationships, and many other aspects of life.

Today we focus on how the number three is associated with yoga. First, we will discuss the posture trikonasana also known as triangle pose. The sanskript meaning segmented is tri meaning three, kona meaning angle, and asana meaning posture. The posture is composed of three triangles where the extended arm and the foot creates one side of the triangle. The arms stacked creates another side. Lastly the bottom hand and foot create the last side of the post triangle.