Eight Angle Pose (Astavakrasana)

Eight Angle Pose, Astavakrasana, (ahsh-tah-vah-krah-suh-nuh) asta (eight) + vakra (curved) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Ashtavakrasana Pose Type: Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing, Twisting, Seated Difficulty: Advanced This challenging arm balance is a celebration of your commitment to your practice Eight Angle Pose Fundamentals Eight Angle Pose is a great introduction to arm balancing poses. Although … Read more

Deer Pose (Mrigasana)

Deer Pose, Mrigasana Mriga (deer) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Yin Yoga Deer Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Restorative, Seated Difficulty: Beginner Find a gentle release in your hips with the asana inspired by the loveliest forest creature. Deer Pose Fundamentals Dear yogis, meet Deer Pose – a perfect restorative moment in the harshness and … Read more

Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana)

Half Frog Pose, Ardha Bhekasana, (aar-dhah bhe-kaa-suh-nuh) ardha (half) + bheka (frog) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Eka Pada Bhekasana Pose Type: Stretching, Backbend Difficulty: Beginner Invite a deep stretch into your quads and build a strong spine with Half Frog Pose Half Frog Pose Fundamentals Half Frog Pose is a supine backbend and … Read more

Archer Pose (Akarna Dhanurasana)

Archer Pose, Akarna Dhanurasana a (towards, near) + karna (ear) + dhanura (bow) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Shooting Bow Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Seated Difficulty: Intermediate Work on your focus, balance and sense of play in this powerful asana. Archer Pose Fundamentals Archer Pose is quite an unique asana. Its shape appears … Read more

Wind Relieving Pose (Apanasana)

Wind Relieving Pose, Pavanamuktasana, (pah-van-ah-mook-TAHS-uh-nuh) pavana (wind) + mukta (freedom) + asana (pose) Also Known As: Knees-to-chest, Apanasana, Gas Release Pose Pose Type: Supine, Stretching, Restorative Difficulty: Beginner Release your tensions, and …. your winds, in this restorative yoga asana. Wind Relieving Pose Fundamentals You will literally relieve your “winds” in this reclined yoga pos … Read more