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

Shoulder Stand Pose (Salamba Sarvangasana)

Shoulder Stand Pose, Salamba Sarvangasana, (saa-lum-buh suh-rvaa-ngaa-suh-nuh) sa (with) + alamba (support) + sarva (all) + anga (limb) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Supported Shoulderstand, Kandrasana Pose Type: Inversion, Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing Difficulty: Intermediate Challenge gravity as you come into this beginner’s inversion shoulder stand Pose Fundamentals This pose can look intimidating to budding … Read more

Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana)

Half Moon Pose Ardha Chandrasana, (are-dah chan-DRAHS-anna) ardha (half) + chandra (moon or luminous) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Half Moon Bow, Sugar Cane Pose  Pose Type: Inversions, Strengthening, Balancing, Stretching Difficulty: Intermediate Challenge your balance and prepare for liftoff in Half Moon Pose Half Moon Pose Fundamentals Half Moon Pose asks for you … Read more

Crescent Lunge Pose (Anjaneyasana)

Crescent Lunge Pose, Anjaneyasana, (AHN-jah-nay-AHS-uh-nuh) anjaneya (praise or salutation) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Dragon Flying Low, Crescent Low Lunge Pose Pose Type: Flexibility, Balancing, Strengthening, Standing Difficulty: Beginner Come into this high lunge to stretch your hip flexors and prepare for Warrior I Pose Crescent Lunge Pose Fundamentals Crescent Lunge is the perfect … Read more

Extended Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana)

Extended Side Angle Pose Utthita Parsvakonasana, (oo-TEE-tah PARZH-vuh-ko-NAHS-uh-nuh) utthita (extended) + parsva (side or flank) + kona (angle) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Warrior Angle (Virabhadra Konasana) Pose Type: Balancing, Stretching, Flexibility, Standing Difficulty: Beginner Create one long beautiful line from heel to fingertips as you give your side body a generous stretch Extended … Read more