Crescent Lunge Pose (Ashta Chandrasana)

Crescent Lunge Pose, Ashta Chandrasana, (ahh-SHTAH chahn-DRAH-suh-nuh) ashta (eight) + chandra (moon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Dragon Flying Low, High Lunge Pose, Crescent High Lunge Pose, Crescent Moon Pose, Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian Pose) Pose Type: Flexibility, Balancing, Strengthening, Standing Difficulty: Beginner Come into this crescent lunge to stretch your hip flexors and prepare … Read more

Extended Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana)

Extended Side Angle Pose Utthita Parsvakonasana, (oo-TEE-tah PARZH-vuh-ko-NAHS-uh-nuh) utthita (extended) + parsva (side or flank) + kona (angle) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Warrior Angle (Virabhadra Konasana) Pose Type: Balancing, Stretching, Flexibility, Standing Difficulty: Beginner Create one long beautiful line from heel to fingertips as you give your side body a generous stretch Extended … Read more

Front Splits Pose (Hanumanasana)

Front Splits Pose Hanumanasana, (h-nu-maa-naa-suh-nuh) hanuman (an ardent devotee of lord rama) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Splits Pose, Monkey Pose, Dragon Splits Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Balancing Difficulty: Advanced Challenge your flexibility and commitment to your practice with Front Splits Pose. Front Splits Pose Fundamentals The Front Splits, or Hanumanasana, honor the courage … Read more

Knee To Elbow Plank Pose (Phalakasana)

Knee To Elbow Plank Pose Phalakasana, (pha-lah-ka-suh-nuh) phalaka (plank or kumbhak = breath retention) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Knee-to-elbow kicks, Spiderman Plank, Full Plank with Knee to Elbow, Knee To Elbow Same Side Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Core Activating Difficulty: Intermediate Light a fire in your core and tap into your inner strength … Read more

Knees Chest Chin Pose (Ashtanga Namaskara)

Knees Chest Chin Pose, Ashtanga Namaskara, (ash-TAHN-gaa nah-muh-SKAR-uh) ashta (eight) + anga (part or limb) + namaskara (bowing or geeting) Also Known as: Salute with eight limbs, Eight Limbed, Ashtangasana, Salutation with Eight Limbs Pose Type: Strengthening, Backbends Difficulty: Beginner Part of the classical Hatha Sun Salutation, Knees Chest Chin Pose is not just an … Read more