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[Pose Of the Week] Wake Up & Open Up In Crescent Lunge Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / September 13, 2019

Stretch your lower body and spine, boost your energy, and reduce fatigue with Crescent Lunge Pose… Crescent Lunge Pose (Anjaneyasana), also known as High Lunge or Runner’s Lunge, is a wonderful beginner-level yoga stretch for the lower body and spine. This standing yoga pose also helps to build strength in the legs, promote stability in […]

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[Pose Of the Week] One-Legged Upward-Facing Bow Pose (Advanced)

By Rose S. / September 6, 2019

Build strength, flexibility, and coordination with this challenging strength and balance pose! Here’s how to do One-Legged Upward-Facing Bow Pose… One-Legged Upward-Facing Bow Pose (Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana) is a mouthful as well as a physical challenge! This one-legged variation of Upward Facing Bow (or Wheel Pose) provides a strong reminder that power is found […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Open Up With Gate Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / August 30, 2019

Open your hips, hamstrings and ribs with Gate Pose – a lovely side stretch with many helpful benefits… Gate Pose (Parighasana) is a great beginner yoga pose for runners, those who are pregnant, or anyone with tight hamstrings or thigh muscles. This pose provides a great stretch for the often-neglected intercostal muscles between the ribs, […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Stretch & Release with Pyramid Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / August 23, 2019

Stretch your legs, arms, shoulders, back, and more in Pyramid Pose… Pyramid Pose (Parsvottanasana)  – also known as Intense Side Stretch Pose – provides a strong stretch for the side body and back, and also stretches the spine, shoulders, wrists, hips, and hamstrings, strengthens the legs, improves posture and balance, and is thought to stimulate […]

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6 Yoga Poses That Improve Your Posture

By Rose S. / August 19, 2019

Improve your posture and relieve neck and back pain with these posture-correcting yoga poses. Americans are suffering from a posture crisis, and it’s more serious than you may think… Bad posture does more than just affect your appearance; over time, it can lead to changes in bone structure, chronic pain, and other long-term health issues. […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Wide-Legged Standing Forward Fold Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / August 16, 2019

Stretch and release your legs, lower back, and more with Wide-Legged Standing Forward Fold Pose… Wide-Legged Standing Forward Fold Pose (Prasarita Padottanasana) – also known as Straddle Fold, Standing Straddle, and Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose – is a common yoga stretch, and one of my favorite poses! This pose stretches your hips, hamstrings, and back, […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Exploring Side Lunge Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / August 2, 2019

Stretch and strengthen your hips, hamstrings, ankles, and more in Side Lunge Pose – a popular transitional yoga pose. Side Lunge Pose (Skandasana) – also known as Young Goddess Warrior Pose –  is a beginner-to-intermediate level yoga pose that offers a great hip and leg stretch, while also strengthening the hips, legs, and ankles. It […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Build Core Strength With Dolphin Plank Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / July 19, 2019

Dolphin Plank Pose will help you strengthen your core, upper body and more, while sparing your wrists… Dolphin Plank Pose (Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana) – also known as Elbow Plank Pose – is a great beginner-level yoga pose that helps build strength in the upper body and core muscles. A strong core is essential for […]

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