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

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