All posts in "Yoga Poses"

[Pose Of the Week] Bow Down In Humble Warrior Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / July 5, 2019

Bow to the earth, focus inwards, and increase full-body flexibility with Humble Warrior Pose… You may be very familiar with Warrior II or Warrior III, but what about Humble Warrior Pose (Baddha Virabhadrasana)? This often-overlooked pose (also known as Devotional Warrior pose, Bound Warrior pose, or Silver Surfer pose) offers some unique benefits as it […]


Top 5 Yoga Poses for Beginners

By Rose S. / July 1, 2019

Thinking of getting started with yoga? Here are 5 foundational yoga poses for beginners that you’ll need to be familiar with… If you are considering taking up yoga for the first time, it may seem a little bit confusing and overwhelming. There are hundreds of yoga poses, and many have different variations, and even different […]


[Pose Of the Week] Gently Stretch & Relax with Deer Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / June 28, 2019

Stretch your spine, open your hips, and calm your mind with Deer Pose… Deer Pose (Mrigiasana) is a beginner-level yoga pose that is often practiced in Yin Yoga classes. This pose offers a gentle stretch to the spine, hips, and thighs, offers a gentle twist and compression to the abdominal organs, and is thought to […]


[Pose Of the Week] Lift Skyward In Upward Salute Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / June 14, 2019

Uplift and stretch yourself with Upward Salute Pose… Upward Salute Pose (Urdhva Hastasana) – also called Raised Hands Pose or Palm Tree Pose – is a great beginner-level pose for stretching your shoulder girdle, as well as the arms and front body. It is also thought to improve digestion and relieve anxiety and fatigue. This […]


[Pose Of the Week] Stretch & Release In Saint Marichya Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / June 7, 2019

This bound seated pose offers a great stretch for the spine and hamstrings. Learn more about Saint Marichya Pose below… Saint Marichya Pose (Maricyasana) – also known as Spinal Twist In Sitting Pose, or Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi – is a unique intermediate-level seated bound pose. This pose provides a great stretch for […]


[Pose Of the Week] Explore Balancing Bear Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / May 31, 2019

Play with balance, flexibility and strength in Balancing Bear Pose… Balancing Bear Pose (Merudandasana) – also known as Spinal Column Pose or Upward Seated Straddle Pose – is a fun and beneficial pose for kids and adults alike. This intermediate-level pose offers a great inner thigh stretch, increases flexibility in the hips and hamstrings, builds […]


[Pose Of the Week] Three-Legged Downward Dog Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / May 24, 2019

Build strength and flexibility and challenge your balance with Three-Legged Downward Dog Pose… Three-Legged Downward Dog Pose (Tri Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana – also known as Three-Legged Downward Facing Dog, Three-Legged Dog, or Down Dog Split) is a common variation on the popular Downward Facing Dog pose. In this beginner-to-intermediate variation, one leg is lifted […]


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

By Rose S. / May 17, 2019

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 […]


3 Yoga Poses to Align & Clear Your Chakras

By Rose S. / May 6, 2019

Working with your chakras during your yoga practice may provide additional benefits – as described in this chakra-cleansing yoga sequence… It’s a good idea to clear out your emotional baggage every so often – just like we need to periodically clean and purge our physical space of items we no longer need or use. Yoga […]

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