Dancer’s Pose (Natarajasana)

Dancer’s Pose, Natarajasana, (nuh-tuh-raa-jaa-suh-nuh) nata (dancer) + raja (king) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Dancer Pose, King Dancer Pose, Lord of the Dance Pose, Utthita Ardha Dhanurasana Pose Type: Backbend, Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing, Standing Difficulty: Intermediate Balance equal parts strength and softness as you gracefully come into this beautiful pose Dancers Pose Fundamentals Awaken … Read more

Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

Camel Pose, Ustrasana, (Oohs-tra-aa-suh-nuh) ustra (camel) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Yin Yoga Camel Pose (Ustrasana) Pose Type: Balancing, Backbend, Stretching Difficulty: Intermediate This backbending heart opener is sure to invigorate you, challenge your core stability, and build your confidence. camel pose Fundamentals This beautiful heart opener is meant to center and create space … 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

Reverse Warrior Pose (Viparita Virabhadrasana)

Reverse Warrior Pose, Viparita Virabhadrasana, (VIP-uh-REE-tuh veer-uh-buh-DRAHS-uh-nuh)  viparita (reverse) + vira (brave) + bhadra (great/excellent) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Urdhva Virabhadrasana, Crescent Pose, Proud Warrior, Dancing Warrior Pose Type: Backbend, Balancing, Stretching, Strengthening, Standing Difficulty: Beginner Stretch your side body or flow through a Dancing Warrior sequence with the Reverse Warrior Pose Reverse … Read more

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