In Sanskrit, the word "sadhana" refers to a home spiritual practice of accomplishing something. This can translate into a few different forms of practice in daily life. Personally, I use the word sadhana to differentiate a period of time to devote to a specific home practice that has an intention, various components that align with the chosen intention, and is a daily practice for a specific period of time with a start and an end date.
When planning for a seasonal sadhana, you should consider the following factors.
When starting out with your sadhana creation, it's important to start with the intention behind your period of practice. Having a strong and moving, "Why?" will draw you to the mat day after day; it also will align your purpose with the elements of your sadhana.
Like a general home yoga practice, your sadhana should have some essential elements that line up with your intention and fit into your yoga practice. At a minimum you want your sadhana to include: