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[Pose Of the Week] Stretch & Twist with Bharadvaja’s Twist II Pose (Intermediate)

Bharadvaja’s Twist II tutorial

Give your hips and shoulders a deep stretch with Bharadvaja’s Twist II – an intermediate-level seated yoga twist pose that helps to improve flexibility throughout the body… Bharadvaja’s Twist II Pose (Bharadvajasana II) is a more advanced variation of Bharadvaja’s Twist which provides a greater stretch to the hips and shoulders. This is a less […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Lunge & Twist in Revolved Side Angle Pose (Beginner)

Revolved side angle pose tutorial

Revolved Side Angle Pose offers a great stretch and release while traveling, improves balance, and may aid digestion. Here’s how to do it… Revolved Side Angle Pose (Parivrtta Parsvakonasana) – also called Twisting Side Angle, Rotated Side Angle, or Side Angle Twist – is a twisted or rotated version of Extended Side Angle Pose. This […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Twist & Turn In Half Lord-of-the-Fishes II Pose (Intermediate)

Half Lord-of-the-Fishes II Pose

Ready for a challenge? Try an intense twist and bind in Half Lord-of-the-Fishes II Pose – an intermediate-advanced yoga twist with a shoulder-opening bind… Getting twisted and bound may sound like a scene from 50 Shades of Grey, but more advanced yogis will recognize this formidable pose as one of the most challenging twists combined […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Stand & Twist In Eagle Pose (Beginner)

Eagle Pose tutorial beginner yoga pose

Stretch your upper body, strengthen your core and lower body, and improve your balance with Eagle Pose! Eagle Pose (Garudasana) may look challenging, but it’s actually quite doable, even for many yoga beginners.  It does require some balance and strength in the legs and core, and doing this pose regularly will help to stretch the […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Twist Into Revolved Triangle Pose (Intermediate)

Revolved Triangle Pose tutorial

Mastered the Triangle? Try Revolved Triangle Pose for a more challenging variation… Triangle Pose is a foundational yoga pose, but the revolved variation, Parivrtta Trikonasana, is more challenging than it looks. Although it may not appear substantially different from Triangle Pose to start with, in fact, Revolved Triangle Pose has some complexities that present not […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Stretch & Release With Bharadvaja’s Twist (Beginner)

Bharadvaja's Twist pose tutorial

Stretch tight muscles, relieve back pain, and cultivate a state of calm with Bharadvaja’s Twist… Twisting poses are common in most yoga classes, and with good reason. In general, yoga twists can help to stretch the spinal muscles and relieve back pain, calm the nervous system, and stimulate the internal organs. Therefore, they are often […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Stretch & Twist In Revolved Lunge Pose (Intermediate)

Revolved Lunge pose tutorial video

Improve your balance, focus, strength, and more with Revolved Lunge Pose… Revolved Lunge Pose (Parivrtta Anjaneyasana) is a beginner-to-intermediate yoga pose that provides a great stretch for the legs, hips, thighs, and abdominal muscles. A variation of Low Lunge Pose, this pose also challenges your balance, builds strength and stability in the lower body, and […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Twist Into Revolved Downward-Facing Dog Pose (Beginner-to-Intermediate)

Revolved Downward-Facing Dog Pose instructions

Improve digestion and detoxification & challenge your flexibility and balance with Revolved Downward-Facing Dog Pose! While Downward-Facing Dog is arguably the most popular yoga pose in the West, the revolved version is less common. Sometimes called “Revolving Downward Dog,” or “Down Dog Twist,” Revolved Downward-Facing Dog Pose (Parivrtta Adho Mukha Svanasana) is a slightly more […]

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