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[Weekly Workout] 30-Minute Energizing Arm Balance Flow

By Rose S. / April 13, 2022

Build upper body strength, balance, and control through this 30-minute arm balance flow… Work your way up into Crow Pose with this intermediate-level practice that’s all about developing internal focus and balance. You’ll strengthen and heat your core and upper body as you move towards mastering Bakasana through the repetition of foundational poses that will […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Extended Side Plank Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / December 17, 2021

Challenge your core, strengthen your arms and legs, & work on your balance & posture with Extended Side Plank Pose… Extended Side Plank Pose (Utthita Vasishthasana) is an intermediate-to-advanced level yoga pose that strengthens the core and spinal muscles, arms, legs, shoulders, and more. This is a partial arm balance pose that offers great benefits […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Get Centered & Strong with Swan Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / September 24, 2021

Build focus, calm your mind, and strengthen your core, upper body, and more in Swan Pose… Swan Pose (Hamsasana) is an intermediate-level yoga pose that requires plenty of arm and shoulder strength. This pose can be considered a variation of Plank Pose, and is often used to prepare the body for the more advanced Peacock […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Lift & Balance In Shoulder Pressing Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / November 27, 2020

Strengthen your core and upper body and begin to master arm balances with Shoulder Pressing Pose… Shoulder Pressing Pose (Bhujapidasana) – also known as Shoulder Press or Arm Pressure Pose – is an intermediate level Ashtanga yoga pose that is great for students just beginning to learn arm balance poses. This pose relies more on […]

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[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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[Pose Of the Week] Get Strong With Fallen Triangle Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / January 10, 2020

Build a strong core and upper body with the beautiful and unique Fallen Triangle Pose… Fallen Triangle Pose (Patita Tarasana) is so named as it may appear that you have fallen out of Triangle Pose. It is also sometimes called Fallen Star Pose. This beginner-to-intermediate level yoga pose combines the stretching benefits of Triangle Pose […]

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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] Strengthen & Twist In Side Crow Pose (Advanced)

By Rose S. / April 19, 2019

Strengthen your upper body, core, and more with Side Crow Pose… Side Crow Pose (Parsva Bakasana) – sometimes also called Side Crane Pose – is a more advanced variation of Crow Pose. This intense arm balance pose is great for building core strength, and also strengthens the arms, shoulders, wrists, back, and legs. As an […]

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3 Fun Ways to Use Props for Yoga Arm Balance Poses

By Rose S. / April 15, 2019

Here are 3 ways to utilize props in your practice to experience the fun and challenge of arm balance poses… Arm balance poses can be tricky and challenging for many yogis – especially for us women, who, like it or not, tend to have less upper body strength in general than men do. However, you […]

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