Half Pigeon Pose (Ardha Kapotasana)

Pigeon Pose, Ardha Kapotasana, (ARR-DA KAH-POH-TAHS-ANNA)) arda (half) + kapo (pigeon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: One-footed King Pigeon Pose, Eka Pada Kapotasana, Mermaid Pose, One-legged King Pigeon Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Restorative, Backbends Difficulty: Intermediate The king of hip openers, pigeon pose will give stiff hips a deep release Half Pigeon Pose Fundamentals … Read more

Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose (Ardha Matsyendrasana)

Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose, Ardha Matsyendrasana, (ur-dhuh mut-sye-ndraa-suh-nuh) ardha (half) + matsya (fish) + indra (lord) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Bound Half Lord of the Fishes Pose, Seated Twist Pose, Half Spinal Twist Pose, Pose Type: Twisting, Stretching, Seated Difficulty: Beginner Squeeze your organs and improve digestion, posture, and spinal awareness … Read more

Reclined Twist Pose (Supta Matsyendrasana)

Reclined Twist Pose, Supta Matsyendrasana, (SOOP-tah MAHT-see-en-DRAH-suh-nuh) supta (supine) + matsyendra (lord of the fish) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Reclined Spinal Twist, Supine Spinal Twist, Belly Twist, Jathara Parivrtti Pose Type: Supine, Twisting, Stress Relief, Back Pain, Menstruation, Restorative Difficulty: Beginner Decompress and rinse off life’s stresses in a Reclined Twist Pose reclined … Read more

Bound Angle Pose (Baddha Konasana)

Bound Angle Pose, Baddha Konasana, (buh-ddh-ko-naa-suh-nuh) buddha (bound) + kona (angle) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Cobbler Pose, Butterfly Pose, Baddha Konasana, Bhadrasana Pose Type: Stretching, Seated, Sciatica, Restorative, Pregnancy Difficulty: Beginner Open your hips and stretch your inner thigh muscles with Bound Angle Pose bound angle pose Fundamentals Open the hips, release emotions … Read more

Seated Side Bend Pose (Parsva Sukhasana)

Seated Side Stretch Pose, Parsva Sukhasana, (PA-AAr-svA SOOkas-ana) sukha (easy or pleasant) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Seated Side Body Stretch, Seated Side Stretch Pose Type: Twisting, Stretching, Seated, Restorative Difficulty: Beginner Give your side body a generous stretch and open your chest in Seated Side Stretch seated side Bend Pose Fundamentals Activate your … Read more