Warrior II

In the first of a series of posts over seven days, I have the pleasure of sharing with you ‘Yoga in the City’.

Inspired by the philosophy of my project and sequenced according to a traditional yoga asana practice, these shots were taken from various landmarks around the City of London: the Bank of England, Royal Exchange, St Pauls Cathedral and Marble Arch.

Thanks to Yoga Photographer, Richard Pilnick for the great shots and inspiration (www.richardpilnick.com). Namaste.

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