Reclined Twist Pose (Supta Matsyendrasana)

Reclined Twist Pose, Supta Matsyendrasana, (SOOP-tah MAHT-see-en-DRAH-suh-nuh) supta (supine) + matsyendra (lord of the fish) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Reclined Spinal Twist, Supine Spinal Twist, Belly Twist, Jathara Parivrtti Pose Type: Supine, Twisting, Stress Relief, Back Pain, Menstruation, Restorative Difficulty: Beginner Decompress and rinse off life’s stresses in a Reclined Twist Pose reclined … Read more

Half Happy Baby Pose (Ardha Ananda Balasana)

Half Happy Baby Pose, Ardha Ananda Balasana, (ar-dhah ah-NAHN-dah bah-LAH-sah-nah) ardha (half) + ananda (happy) + bala (child) + asana (pose) Also Known as: ardha ananda balasana Pose Type: Stretching, Supine, Stress Relieving, Back Pain, Restorative, Inversions Difficulty: Beginner Alleviate your tight hips in Half Happy Baby Pose half happy baby Pose Fundamentals Release pent-up … Read more

Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana)

Happy Baby Pose, Ananda Balasana, (ah-NAHN-dah bah-LAH-sah-nahNA) ananda (happy) + bala (child) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Dead Bug Pose, Ananda Balasana Pose Type: Supine, Stretching, Back Pain, Stress Relief, Inversions, Restorative Difficulty: Beginner Tap into your inner child and play around in Happy Baby Pose for a powerful hip opener happy baby Pose … Read more

Cat-Cow Pose (Marjaryasana-Bitilasana)

Cat-Cow Pose, Marjaryasana-Bitilasana, (maa-r-jaa-raa-suh-nuh , Bi-ti-laah-suh-nuh) marjara (cat) + asana (pose) , bitila (cow) + asana (pose) Also known as: Cat Cow Pose, Cat Cow Child Pose Flow, Kneeling Cat Swan Flow, Hovering Cat Pose Pose Type: Backbend, Stretching, Stress Relief, Back Pain, Sciatica Difficulty: Beginner Gently flow between Cat and Cow to warm up … Read more

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Cobra Pose, Bhujangasana, (Bhoo-Jung-Gaa-Suh-Nuh) bhujanga (cobra) + asana (posture) Also known as: Upward Dog Pose Pose Type: Stress Relief, Stretching, Strengthening, Back Pain, Sciatica, Digestion Difficulty: Beginner Open your heart and stretch your shoulders with Cobra Pose. Cobra Pose Fundamentals Cobra Pose is a generous heart-opening backbend. Feel your chest radiate outwards as you unfurl … Read more