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Your Hero's Journey Challenge

Why go on a Hero's Journey?

The Hero's Journey Yoga Challenge

Step onto your yoga mat and embark on a journey of transformation and self-discovery with the Asivana Hero's Journey Challenge. This unique yoga challenge mirrors the stages of a hero's journey, with each pose symbolizing a key phase of your personal journey.

Embarking on your Hero's Journey is about much more than physical exercise. It's a path to discovering your inner strength, balance, and resilience. Each pose in this journey has been selected for its symbolism and the emotional and mental benefits it offers.

As you move through the series, from grounding in Mountain Pose to feeling your strength in Warrior Poses, exploring struggle in Fallen Warrior to ultimately finding peace in Pigeon Pose, you'll uncover different facets of your inner hero. You will discover the power and potential that reside within you, and carry these revelations into your daily life.

In joining this challenge, you'll become part of a supportive community of fellow travelers, all on their own hero's journeys. You'll inspire and be inspired, learn from others, and perhaps even make new friends.

Completing the Hero's Journey is an accomplishment that will leave you feeling stronger, more balanced, and deeply connected to your inner self. It's not just about a physical practice but an emotional and mental journey that prepares you for the challenges of life.

So why not step onto your mat and begin your Hero's Journey today? Embrace the adventure, the challenge, and the opportunity to grow. After all, every hero's journey begins with a single step.

See the Rules & Insta Post below to get started.

Hero's Journey Poses

🏔️ Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

Instructions: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. Spread your toes wide and root down through the edges of your feet. Lengthen your spine, relax your shoulders down, and let your arms hang naturally with your palms facing forward. Keep your chin parallel to the floor and gaze straight ahead. Breathe deeply.

Benefits: Mountain Pose improves posture, balance, and self-awareness. It strengthens your thighs, knees, and ankles while reducing flat feet.

⚔️ Warrior 1 Pose (Virabhadrasana I)

Instructions: From Mountain Pose, step one foot back and bend your front knee up to a 90-degree angle. Pivot your back foot to about a 45-degree angle. Raise your arms overhead and gaze forward or slightly up, keeping your torso upright.

Benefits: Warrior 1 stretches the chest, lungs, shoulders, and belly. It also strengthens the arms and shoulders, and improves balance.

🌳 Tree Pose (Vrksasana)

Instructions: Return to Mountain Pose. Lift one foot and press the sole into the inner thigh or calf of the other leg (avoid the knee). Hands come to Anjali mudra at your heart, or raise them overhead.

Benefits: Tree Pose strengthens the thighs, calves, ankles, and spine, stretches the groins and inner thighs, and improves sense of balance.

🦅 Crow Pose (Bakasana)

Instructions: Start in a yogi squat with your knees wider than your hips. Lean your torso forward between your thighs. Reach your arms forward and set your hands down shoulder-width apart, then bend your elbows and rest your knees against the back of your upper arms. Shift your weight forward and lift your feet off the floor.

Benefits: Crow Pose strengthens the wrists, forearms, and abdomen, improves balance and full-body coordination.

🛡️ Fallen Warrior Pose

Instructions: Start in Downward-Facing Dog. Extend your right leg back, then bring your right knee to your right elbow. Glide the right knee to the left elbow, then extend the right leg out to the side. Finally, float the left hand up towards the sky, opening your chest and gaze to the lifted hand.

Benefits: Fallen Warrior strengthens the arms, core, and the supporting leg, while opening the hips and chest. It is a wonderful pose for enhancing balance and coordination.

🎡 Wheel Pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana)

Instructions: Start by lying on your back with your knees bent and feet on the floor hips width distance in front of the sits bones. Place your hands on the floor beside your head, then press your feet and hands down while lifting your hips and chest towards the ceiling.

Benefits: Wheel Pose strengthens the arms, legs, abdomen, and spine, and stretches the chest and lungs.

🕊️ Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana)

Instructions: Start in Downward-Facing Dog. Bring one leg under your body, letting your shin rest on the floor, while extending your other leg behind you. You can remain upright or lean forward.

Benefits: Pigeon Pose stretches the thighs, groins, and abdomen, and opens the chest and shoulders. It can also alleviate sciatic and lower back pain.

Rules & Insta Post

Welcome to day {number} of #AsivanaHerosJourney yoga challenge!










🏔️ 1) Mountain Pose (Normal Life)

Stable and grounded, like a mountain peak touching the sky.

⚔️ 2) Warrior 1 (Call to Adventure)

Stand strong, like a warrior ready to face the unknown.

🌳 3) Tree Pose (Preparation)

Steady and balanced, like a tree deeply rooted to the earth.

🦅 4) Crow Pose (Challenges)

Poised and focused, like a crow ready to take flight.

🛡️ 5) Fallen Warrior (Crisis)

Vulnerable yet resilient, discover the courage to rise up.

🎡 6) Wheel Pose (Victory)

Open and victorious, like a bow prepared to release tension.

🕊️ 7) Pigeon Pose (Return)

Humble and receptive, like a pigeon accepting its world.

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What Do I Earn?


By embarking on this Hero's Journey, you've proven your dedication to personal growth and your commitment to the transformative practice of yoga. We believe in celebrating every victory, big or small, and honoring the efforts of our dedicated community of yogis.

To acknowledge your focus and dedication, we have a special gift for you. Successful completion of an Asivana Yoga Challenge earns you a reward that goes beyond personal transformation: You'll receive a $10 gift card or a 10% discount for the Asivana Shop - your choice!

This is our way of saying "thank you" for being a part of the Asivana community and for embarking on this journey with us. Not only can you celebrate your achievement, but also enjoy a token of our appreciation. Embrace the opportunity to enhance your practice with products from our sustainable and high-quality Asivana Shop.

Each challenge you undertake and each pose you master takes you one step further on your hero's journey. The dedication, focus, and courage you demonstrate in each challenge empowers you to "Unleash Your Inner Hero". So stay the course, and know that the whole Asivana community is cheering you on every step of the way!

What is the Hero's Journey?

The Hero's Journey by Joseph Campbell

The Hero's Journey is a universal narrative concept that was brought to light by renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell in his seminal work, "The Hero with a Thousand Faces". This narrative blueprint depicts a cyclic voyage of growth, transformation, and self-realization that transcends cultures and timeframes, underlying countless myths, tales, and narratives across the world.

Campbell identified three primary stages of this archetypal journey: Departure, Initiation, and Return. Each stage encompasses several substages, forming a rhythmical pattern that outlines the hero's path from the mundane world to the realm of the extraordinary and back again.

In the first stage, Departure, the hero lives in an ordinary world before receiving a call to an adventure or journey. Often, this call is initially refused, but eventually, the hero crosses the threshold, entering an unknown, challenging world.

During the second stage, Initiation, the hero faces a series of trials, meeting allies and enemies, and confronting their deepest fears. It is through these trials that the hero grows, transforming into a figure of strength and wisdom. The hero achieves an apex in this stage, often signified by a great victory or attainment of an important object or knowledge.

Finally, in the Return stage, the transformed hero returns to the ordinary world. They're not the same as when they left; they bring back the wisdom and power they gained on their journey, using it for the betterment of their community.

The Hero's Journey, as depicted by Joseph Campbell, illuminates how personal transformation is not just a process, but a journey. It is a metaphor for life's adventure, offering a framework for personal growth and self-realization. Whether it's in stories we read or on your cork yoga mat during an Asivana yoga challenge, the essence of the Hero's Journey encourages us to embrace our adventures, face our challenges bravely, and emerge stronger, wiser, and more self-aware. It's a testament to the hero that resides in each of us, ready to embark on their unique journey.

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You've got questions, We've got answers

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a yoga challenge?

A yoga challenge is a commitment to engage in daily yoga practices, typically following a specific set of poses or focus areas.

It's designed to motivate you, improve your flexibility, strength and mindfulness, and deepen your understanding of yoga, all within a fun, community-driven framework.

It's a journey of self-discovery and transformation.

What level of experience do I need to participate in a yoga challenge?

All levels of experience are welcome!

Each yoga challenge is designed to accommodate various skill levels. You can preview the poses in each challenge to see if it's right for your current stage in your yoga journey.

We strive to make our challenges inclusive, continually adding new ones to cater to every level of experience and body type.

How much time will I need to dedicate daily to the challenge?

While every challenge is unique, most are designed with your busy schedule in mind.

We understand that not everyone can dedicate an hour each day to a yoga challenge, so most of our challenges can be completed with just 5 minutes per day. This way, you can integrate yoga seamlessly into your daily routine.

What benefits can I expect from participating in the yoga challenge?

Besides the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of regular yoga practice, you also get a sense of accomplishment and reward for completing a challenge.

Check the details of each challenge to learn more about the awards up for grabs!

Will there be specific instructions for each yoga pose?


Every pose in each challenge comes with comprehensive instructions. We want to ensure you're getting the most out of your practice and doing so safely, so we also explain the benefits of each pose.

What do I do if I miss a day of the challenge?

If you miss a day, you'll need to start the challenge again. It's part of the commitment to yourself and your journey towards growth and transformation.

Are there modifications available for more complex poses?

Yes, most definitely.

We accept modifications for accessibility purposes within reason. This might mean putting a knee on the mat or keeping your hands at heart center instead of overhead.

Can I join the challenge after it has already started?

Yes, you can start any of our current yoga challenges whenever you're ready.

Once you find a challenge that resonates with you, simply read the rules and get started. However, remember that once you start, you'll need to post each day. Miss a day, and you'll have to restart the challenge.

Will I receive any form of recognition during or after completing the challenge?

Yes! We love celebrating our community.

Your posts will be featured on the official @AsivanaYoga Instagram channel's story feed, spotlighting your dedication and progress to the wider yoga community.

Can I repeat a yoga challenge if I wish to?


Feel free to repeat any yoga challenge as many times as you'd like.

However, do note that rewards from Asivana are only given once per year for each challenge.

Will there be more yoga challenges in the future?


We're always developing new and exciting yoga challenges. We're committed to fostering a thriving, inclusive, and inspiring yoga community.

Stay tuned to our social media for future challenges and join us on this ever-evolving journey.