Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

Bow Pose, Dhanurasana, (Dha-Nu-Raa-Suh-Nuh) dhanu (bow) + asana (pose) Also known as: Urdva Chakrasana, Urdhva Mukha Shvanasana Pose Type: Backbend, Stretching, Strengthening Difficulty: Intermediate Embody the shape of a bow and become a powerful ring of energy. Bow Pose Fundamentals Bow Pose is a wonderful backbend that wakes up the entire body. When you practice … Read more

Locust Pose (Salabhasana)

Locust Pose, Salabhasana, (Shah-lah-bhaa-suh-nuh) salabha (locust) + asana (posture) Also Known as: Locust Pose, Salabhasana, One-legged Locust Pose, Shalabhasana, Salambhasana, Shark Pose Pose Type: Backbend,  Strengthening, Core Activating Difficulty: Intermediate Strengthen your back body, stabilize your core, and prepare for deeper backbends with Locust Pose Locust Pose Fundamentals Salabhasana may look simple at first glance, … Read more

Seal Pose (Bhujangasana)

Seal Pose, Bhujangasana, (Bhoo-Jung-Gaa-Suh-Nuh) bhujanga (cobra) + asana (posture) Also Known as: Cobra Pose Arms Spread Variation, Bhujangasana Arms Spread Variation, Yin Yoga Seal Pose Pose Type: Backbend, Back Pain, Sciatica Difficulty: Beginner Rise up into your seal pose with intention and full spinal awareness Seal Pose Fundamentals Seal Pose is a deeper variation to … Read more

Revolved Chair Pose (Parivrtta Utkatasana)

Revolved Chair Pose, Parivrtta Utkatasana, (par-iv-rt-tah oot-kah-TAH-sah-nah) parivrtta (revolved) + utkata (powerful) + āsana (pose) Also known as: Revolved Powerful Pose, Twisting Chair Pose, Chair Twist Pose Pose Type: Strengthening, Balancing, Standing, Twisting Difficulty: Intermediate Strengthen your lower body and find a lightness in your spine and shoulders as you find a gentle twist in … Read more

Child’s Pose (Balasana)

Child’s Pose, Balasana, (Baa-Laa-Suh-Nuh) bala (child) + asana (pose) Also known as: Child Pose, Yin Yoga Child Pose, Mouse Pose, Child’s Pose Stretch, Extended Child’s Pose Pose Type: Back Pain, Stretching, Restorative, Menstruation, Stress Relief, Headaches, Sciatica Difficulty: Beginner Come back to yourself and rest in the loving cocoon that is Child’s Pose. Child’s Pose … Read more