Thunderbolt Pose (Vajrasana)

Thunderbolt Pose, Vajrasana, (vahj-rah-suh-nuh) vajra (firm) + asana (pose) Also Known As: Diamond Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Sitting, Stress Relief Difficulty: Beginner Find stillness and connect with your inner power in Thunderbolt Pose Thunderbolt Pose Fundamentals Enter a moment of stillness and relief with this seated meditation pose.  Thunderbolt Pose is similar to Hero Pose … Read more

High Lunge Pose (Ashta Chandrasana)

High Lunge Pose, Ashta Chandrasana, (ahh-SHTAH chahn-DRAH-suh-nuh) ashta (eight) + chandra (moon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Crescent High Lunge Pose, Eight Point Crescent Moon Pose, Crescent Lunge Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing, Standing, Backbend Difficulty: Beginner Prepare for Warrior I with a High Lunge. Strengthen the legs and focus on proper alignment. … Read more

Revolved Head-To-Knee Pose (Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana)

Revolved Head-To-Knee Pose, Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana, (PAHR-ee-VREE-tah JAH-noo sheer-SHAH-suh-nuh) parivrtta (revolved) + janu (knee) + sirsa (head) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Janu Sirsasana Pose Type: Stretching, Balancing, Twisting, Seated Difficulty: Beginner A deep side body and hamstring stretch paired with a wonderful heart opener Revolved Head-To-Knee Pose Fundamentals Center yourself in this seemingly … Read more

Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana)

Bridge Pose, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, (se-tuu bun-dhuh sur-vaan-gaa-suh-nuh) setu bandha (bridge joining) + sarvanga (whole body) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Kandhrasana, Setu Bandhasana Pose Type: Strengthening, Backbend, Inversion, Supine, Core Activating, Digestion Difficulty: Beginner A beginner’s backbend or a core strengthener, the Bridge Pose can offer so much depth. Take a moment to … Read more

Low Lunge Pose (Anjaneyasana)

Low Lunge Pose, Anjaneyasana, (aa-n-juh-ne-yaa-suh-nuh) anjaneya (son of anjana devi) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Crescent Low Lunge Pose, Dragon Flying Low Pose Type: Stretching, Backbend, Balancing Difficulty: Beginner This hip opening pose calls for proper alignment as you improve your posture and work on your balance Low Lunge Pose Fundamentals Low Lunge Pose … Read more