All posts in "Yoga Poses"

A Quick Guide to the Sun Salutations

By Rose S. / March 30, 2020

You probably know some form of the Sun Salutations, but are you familiar with all 3 sequences? Here’s a quick introduction… If you’ve ever taken a yoga class, you’ve most likely been introduced to Sun Salutations. Surya Namaskara, the original Sun Salutation name, is one of the most popular yoga sequences in the Western world. […]


[Pose Of the Week] Challenge Yourself With Archer Pose I (Advanced)

By Rose S. / March 27, 2020

Challenge your balance & flexibility with Archer Pose I – a popular advanced-level Iyengar yoga pose… Archer Pose I (Akarna Dhanurasana I) – also known as Shooting Bow Pose – is a challenging yoga pose often done in Iyengar yoga classes that helps to increase leg and hip flexibility, stretches and mobilizes your pelvic area, […]


[Pose Of the Week] One-Legged Shoulder Stand Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / March 20, 2020

One-Legged Shoulder Stand Pose is a very beneficial inversion pose that helps you build strength, flexibility, endurance, and more… One-Legged Shoulder Stand Pose (Eka Pada Sarvangasana) is an intermediate-level yoga pose that provides the benefits of an inversion along with an extra hamstring stretch. It also helps to strengthen the shoulders, arms, upper back, and […]


[Pose Of the Week] Relieve Swollen Feet & Ankles with Toes Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / March 13, 2020

Stretch your feet, ankles, and toes, relieve swelling, and improve balance & mobility with Toes Pose… Toes Pose – also known as Screaming Toe Pose, Kneeling Toes-Tucked Pose, or Toe Squat – looks like a very simple and basic pose, but as with many yoga poses, it’s harder than it looks! Toes Pose provides a […]


[Pose of the Week] Balance & Strengthen With Extended Cat Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / March 6, 2020

Improve your balance, build core strength, and stretch it out in Extended Cat Pose! Extended Cat Pose (Utthita Marjaryasana) – also known as Extended Table Top Pose – is a beginner-level yoga pose that will help you begin to build core strength and prepare for more advanced balance poses. This pose helps to strengthen the […]


[Pose Of the Week] 3 Simple Chair Yoga Poses for the Office

By Rose S. / February 28, 2020

These simple chair yoga poses for the office can help give you the boost you need to get through the workday! As we discussed on Monday, there are many amazing benefits of doing yoga at the office. Even if your employer doesn’t offer a wellness program or yoga classes, you can still take a few […]


[Pose Of the Week] Wide-Legged Seated Forward Bend Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / February 21, 2020

Stretch and release your back, hamstrings, and more in Wide-Legged Seated Forward Bend Pose… Wide-Legged Seated Forward Bend Pose (Upavistha Konasana) – also known as Wide-Legged Seated Forward Fold, Seated Straddle Fold, or Seated Straddle – provides a deep and restorative stretch for the legs, back and more. This seated yoga pose helps to stretch […]


[Pose Of the Week] Get a Gentle Stretch With Half-Dog Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / February 14, 2020

Half-Dog Pose is a gentle yoga stretch that is perfect for for those who are new to yoga, or who have limited mobility or are recovering from an injury. If you have hand or wrist problems, hypertension, vertigo, or limited shoulder mobility, Half-Dog Pose (Ardha Adho Makha Svanasana) is a great alternative to the classic […]


[Pose Of the Week] Ground & Strengthen In Elephant’s Trunk Pose (Advanced)

By Rose S. / February 7, 2020

Elephant’s Trunk pose can help you build a strong core and connect with your inner power… Elephant’s Trunk Pose (Eka Hasta Bhujasana) – also known as Leg-Over-Shoulder Pose or One-Leg-Over-Arm Pose – is a challenging and unique arm balance pose that helps to open and stabilize the hips and pelvis, improves balance and coordination, and […]

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