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

Feathered Peacock Pose (Pincha Mayurasana)

Feathered Peacock Pose, Pincha Mayurasana, (pin-cha my-your-AHS-anna) pincha (feather) + mayura (peacock) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Forearm Balance, Arm Balance Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening Difficulty: Advanced Turn your body upside down and get a fresh perspective in this photogenic arm balance. Pincha Mayurasana Fundamentals It’s always such a lovely scene seeing someone practicing … Read more

Dragonfly Pose (Maksikanagasana)

Dragonfly Pose, Maksikanagasana (mak-si-kan-a-ga-sunuh) Maksika (fly, bee) + naga (snake) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Parsva Bhuja Dandasana, Hummingbird Pose, Grasshopper Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Stretching Difficulty: Advanced Challenge your concentration and strength with this unique arm balance. Dragonfly Pose Fundamentals Dragonfly Pose is an unusual arm balance and a twist. It is … Read more