All posts in "Yoga Poses"

[Pose Of the Week] Forearm Wheel Pose (Advanced)

By Rose S. / December 3, 2021

Stretch, strengthen, and lift as you open your heart in Forearm Wheel Pose… Forearm Wheel Pose (Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana) – also known as Two-Legged Inverted Staff Pose, Inverted Staff Pose A, or Viparita Dandasana A – is an advanced-level inverted back bend pose that challenges patience, awareness, strength, and flexibility. This deep back bend […]


3 Calming Yoga Poses for Immune Health

By Rose S. / November 29, 2021

Try these calming yoga poses for immune health & reduced stress during the busy holiday season… Stress and worry are all around us in the modern world, and while we’ve all heard these things aren’t good for us, that doesn’t make it any easier to avoid them. But finding ways to calm our minds isn’t […]


[Pose Of the Week] Shiva Twist Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / November 26, 2021

Stretch, strengthen, and twist as you move and balance in Shiva Twist Pose… Shiva Twist Pose (Parivrtta Natarajasana) – also sometimes known as Twisted Dancer Pose – is a standing beginner-level yoga pose that provides benefits for the core, hips, back, and more. This simple pose requires both balance and flexibility, and it is a […]


[Pose Of the Week] Extended Supine Hand-to-Toe Pose

By Rose S. / November 19, 2021

Stretch your hamstrings, open your hips, strengthen your core and more with Extended Supine Hand-to-Toe Pose! Extended Supine Hand-to-Toe Pose (Supta Padangusthasana B) – also known as Reclining Big Toe Pose B or Sleeping Big Toe Pose B – is a great stretch for the groin muscles, inner thighs, and hamstrings. This pose is a […]


[Pose Of the Week] Upward Extended Feet Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / November 12, 2021

Stretch your legs, strengthen your core, relieve back pain and more with Upward Extended Feet Pose… Upward Extended Feet Pose (Urdhva Prasarita Padasana) – also known as Upward Stretched Legs Pose, or Raised Stretched-Out Foot Pose – is a gentle stretch pose that is great for helping to relieve and prevent back pain. It also […]


6 Helpful Yoga Poses for Seniors

By Rose S. / November 8, 2021

Thinking of taking up yoga in your golden years? Here are 6 beneficial yoga poses for seniors to get you started… While most images you see of people doing yoga feature young, thin, agile-looking women, the fact is that yoga is for people of ALL ages. In fact, yoga can be extremely beneficial even in […]


[Pose Of the Week] Tripod Headstand Pose (Advanced)

By Rose S. / November 5, 2021

Challenge your strength, balance, and more with Tripod Headstand Pose – for advanced yogis only! Tripod Headstand Pose (Mukta Hasta Sirsasana) – also known as Free Hands (or Hands Free) Headstand Pose, is an advanced-level yoga pose that is commonly done in the second series of Ashtanga yoga. This headstand variation is quite challenging, so […]


[Pose Of the Week] Get Creepy with Spider Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / October 29, 2021

Celebrate the season of mystery & spookiness with Spider Pose! Spider Pose is actually a variation of Goddess Pose (Utkata Konasana) – but I like to call this pose Mamanasana, in honor of the “spider mother” of indigenous North American legend! 🙂 This pose has many of the same benefits as its mother pose, but […]


[Pose Of the Week] Open In Strength & Power with Little Thunderbolt Pose (Advanced)

By Rose S. / October 22, 2021

Enjoy an advanced stretch for your thighs, back, chest, and more with Little Thunderbolt Pose… Little Thunderbolt Pose (Laghu Vajrasana) – also sometimes known as Full Camel Pose – is an intermediate-to-advanced level back bend pose that opens the chest and stretches the entire front body, while strengthening the core, thighs, and spinal muscles. This […]


5 Vata Yoga Poses for Autumn

By Rose S. / October 18, 2021

Stay grounded during the seasonal change with these 5 Vata yoga poses… As the seasons change, so do our energies – at least according to the Ayurvedic tradition. Fall is commonly associated with the Vata dosha, which is represented by space, air, dryness, coldness, lightness, and movement. As the summer heat gives way to the […]

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