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

Pigeon Pose (Kapotasana)

Pigeon Pose, Kapotasana, (Ka-po-tah-sana) kapota (pigeon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: King Pigeon Pose Pose Type: Seated, Stretching Difficulty: Advanced Bend deep and offer your heart to the sky with Kapotasana. Kapotasana Fundamentals Kapotasana or Pigeon Pose is a deep backbend pose that is entered from a kneeling position. Don’t confuse this asana with … Read more

Bird Of Paradise Pose (Svarga Dvijasana)

Bird Of Paradise Pose, Svarga Dvijasana, (svar-gah dwee-JAH-sah-nah) svarga (heaven) + dvija (twice born or bird) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Bhujapidasana Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Standing Difficulty: Advanced Challenge your flexibility and find your center of gravity in this advanced leg balancing pose. Bird Of Paradise Fundamentals Break your routine and spark some … Read more

Pendant Pose (Lolasana)

Pendant Pose, Lolasana, (low-LA-suh-nuh) Lol (dangling) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Swinging Pose, Dangling Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening Difficulty: Advanced Wake up your childlike curiosity and test your strength & perseverance with this fun balance pose. Lolasana Fundamentals Lolasana is an arm balance asana that relies on your core, shoulder, and arm strength. … Read more

Hurdler’s Pose (Eka Pada Koundinyasana 2)

Hurdler’s Pose, Eka Pada Koundinyasana 2, (EY-kuh Pah-duh kown-din-YAHS-ah-nuh 2) eka (one) + pada (legged) + Koundinya (sage) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II, Hurdler Pose, Flying Splits Pose, Twisted One Legged Arm Balance Pose, Sage Balance II Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Stretching Difficulty: Advanced Take a huge … Read more