A Portrait of Spring

Sukhasana or Simple Cross Legged Sitting Posture in Yoga Practice

Yoga and Spirituality

Sukhasana is an asana sitting in a simple cross legged position. It is widely advocated for Yoga Practice of Elderly Persons. One can sit in this position for any length of time, but if one practices this pose for a longer time, one should be sure to alternate the cross of the legs in between. In fact, as a child one might have naturally sat in the Sukhasana being happy, relaxed or playing. However, as one gets more used to sitting on chairs or sofas than on the floor, the Sukhasana may not feel as easy as before. However one can get the body used to this easy yoga pose once again, with regular practice.

The Sukhasana is a comfortable, sitting yoga pose that is ideal for meditation. In Sanskrit, Sukh means ease, happiness, peace or relaxation and this pose is aimed at providing all of it. There are many…

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Taste of the Trail Kicks off this weekend

Niagara Wine Trail USA: Blog

This weekend, April 4-6, is the first of two weekends of wine and food pairing along the wine trail. Tickets for the first weekend are $20 online until 9pm Thursday 4/3, or $25 during the event. Tickets for both weekends will also be available to purchase at the wineries for $40 each. The second weekend sales will continue at the $20 price online until April 10th.

Below are the available pairings at each location. A map of the wine trail is available here.Niagara Wine Trail map brochure-2014

April 4–6 Participating Wineries:

  • BlackBird Cider Works – Spent Grain Pretzels from Woodcock Brothers Brewing Company, with a gourmet mustard dip. Pretzels paired with our draft hard cider
  • Black Willow Winery – Spiedini of fresh mozzarella, basil, & tomato dressed with our very own artisan Hojiblanca olive oil and 18yr aged balsamic, accompanied with a crostini
  • Chateau Niagara Winery – A pasta sampler paired with their new release…

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