Heron Pose (Krauncasana)

Heron Pose, Krauncasana, (kr-un-chaa-suh-nuh) kraunca (heron / curlew like bird) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Krounchasana Pose Type: Stretching, Core Activating, Balancing Difficulty: Advanced This intense hamstring stretch will come as a result of a cultivated practice. Be patient with your body. Heron Pose Fundamentals Named after the proud heron bird, this powerful pose … Read more

Half Lotus Pose (Ardha Padmasana)

Half lotus Pose, Ardha padmasana, (ara-dhah pahd-MAH-suh-nuh) ardha (half) + padma (lotus) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Half Lotus Position Pose Type: Restorative, Seated, Stretching Difficulty: Beginners Open your hips and stretch the knees in this meditative seat. Half Lotus Pose Fundamentals Stretch your lower body and find peace of mind in Half Lotus … Read more

King Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana)

(One-Legged) King Pigeon Pose, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, (A-kah PAH-dah rah-jah-kah-poh-TAH-suh-nuh) eka (one) + pada (foot or leg) + raja (king) + kapota (pigeon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: One-footed King Pigeon Pose, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana II Pose Type: Backbend, Balancing, Stretching Difficulty: Advanced Open up your hip flexors and stretch through the front body … Read more

Noose Pose (Pasasana)

Noose Pose, Pasasana, (posh-AH-suh-nuh) pasa (nose) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Rope Pose, Pasasana Pose Type: Twisting, Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing Difficulty: Advanced Form a ring with your arms and come low to the ground in this challenging spinal twist Noose Pose Fundamentals Challenge your balance, patience, and stability in this advanced spinal twist. Noose … Read more

Peacock Pose (Mayurasana)

Peacock Pose, Mayurasana, (my-YUR-AH-suh-nuh) mayura (peacock) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Mayurasana Pose Type: Strengthening, Balancing, Digestion, Core Activating Difficulty: Advanced Tap into your relationship with the earth and ground down for stability as you lift up into this challenging arm balance Peacock Pose Fundamentals Find stability and unleash your inner power with this … Read more