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[Pose Of the Week] Focus Inward with Ear Pressure Pose (Advanced)

By Rose S. / November 1, 2019

Shut out the world and calm your mind in Ear Pressure Pose – an advanced stretch and meditation in one… Ear Pressure Pose (Karnapidasana) – also known as King Plow Pose – is an advanced yoga pose that stretches the entire back-body, calms the mind, and allows you to focus inwards. This pose provides an […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Relax & Release In Supine Spinal Twist Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / October 25, 2019

This simple but powerful pose can provide dozens of benefits to yogis of all levels. Here’s why Supine Spinal Twist Pose is so awesome, and how to do it… Supine Spinal Twist Pose (Supta Matsyendrasana), also known as Reclined Spinal Twist, Supine Twist Pose, or Reclined Lord of the Fishes Pose, is a gentle beginner […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Build Strength & Balance with Side Plank Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / October 18, 2019

Strengthen your shoulders, arms and core and challenge your balance in Side Plank Pose… Side Plank Pose (Vasisthasana) is a unique and somewhat challenging arm balance pose that requires some core and shoulder strength as well as coordination and balance. This pose strengthens the arms, legs, wrists, shoulders, and core muscles, improves balance – both […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / October 11, 2019

Stretch your upper body, hamstrings, and more with Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose… Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose (Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana), also known as Spiraled Head-to-Knee Pose or Seated Side-Stretch Pose, is a revolved variation of Head-to-Knee Pose that combines a seated stretch with a twisted side bend to provide a great stretch for the entire spine and upper […]

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

By Rose S. / September 27, 2019

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] Stretch & Flow With Half-Squat Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / September 20, 2019

Stretch and strengthen your lower body, and improve your balance and stability with Half-Squat Pose… Half-Squat Pose (Ardha Malasana) is less commonly seen than the full version (Malasana), but it provides a lovely stretch for the entire body, with a particular focus on the legs and lower back. This beginner-to-intermediate pose also strengthens the legs, […]

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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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