Grasshopper Pose (Parsva Bhuja Dandasana)

Grasshopper Pose, Parsva Bhuja Dandasana, (pa-aar-sva-bhu-jaa-dan-dahs-anna) parsva (side) + bhuja (arms) + danda (stick) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Dragonfly Pose Pose Type: Twisting, Balancing Difficulty: Advanced Create space in your body and learn to fly in this challenging arm balance pose. Grasshopper Pose Fundamentals Challenge yourself and turn your mat into a playground with … Read more

Reclining Hero Pose (Supta Virasana)

Reclining Hero Pose, Supta Virasana, (soup-tah veera-suh-nuh) supta (laying down or reclining) + vira (warrior) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Saddle Pose, Fixed-Firm Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Supine, Backbend, Restorative Difficulty: Advanced This pose offers a deep stretch to the thighs ankles and knees Reclining Hero Pose Fundamentals As the name suggests, Reclining Hero … Read more

Heron Pose (Krauncasana)

Heron Pose, Krauncasana, (kr-un-chaa-suh-nuh) kraunca (heron / curlew like bird) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Krounchasana Pose Type: Stretching, Core Activating, Balancing Difficulty: Advanced This intense hamstring stretch will come as a result of a cultivated practice. Be patient with your body. Heron Pose Fundamentals Named after the proud heron bird, this powerful pose … Read more

King Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana)

(One-Legged) King Pigeon Pose, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, (A-kah PAH-dah rah-jah-kah-poh-TAH-suh-nuh) eka (one) + pada (foot or leg) + raja (king) + kapota (pigeon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: One-footed King Pigeon Pose, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana II Pose Type: Backbend, Balancing, Stretching Difficulty: Advanced Open up your hip flexors and stretch through the front body … Read more

Noose Pose (Pasasana)

Noose Pose, Pasasana, (posh-AH-suh-nuh) pasa (nose) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Rope Pose, Pasasana Pose Type: Twisting, Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing Difficulty: Advanced Form a ring with your arms and come low to the ground in this challenging spinal twist Noose Pose Fundamentals Challenge your balance, patience, and stability in this advanced spinal twist. Noose … Read more