Ragdoll Pose (Baddha Hasta Uttanasana)

Ragdoll Pose, Baddha Hasta Uttanasana, (BAH-dah hah-stah OOT-tan-AHS-anna) Baddha (bound) + hasta (hand) + ut (intense) + tan ( stretch)+ asana (pose) Also Known as: Dangling Pose Pose Type: Standing, Stretching Difficulty: Beginner Let everything go and surrender to earth in this nourishing forward fold. Ragdoll Pose Fundamentals Ragdoll Pose is a more passive variation of … Read more

Sleeping Swan Pose (Adho Mukha Kapotasana)

Sleeping Swan Pose, Adho Mukha Kapotasana adho (down) + mukha (face) + kapota (pigeon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Reclined Pigeon Pose Type: Restorative, Stretching, Stress Relief Difficulty: Beginner Let go, and surrender your body to the Earth in this comforting, restorative pose. Shoulder-Pressing Pose Fundamentals Sleeping Swan is a passive hip-opening asana from … Read more

Gate Pose (Parighasana)

Gate Pose, Parighasana, (puh-ri-ghaa-suh-nuh) parigha (gate / an iron bar for locking a gate) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Parighasana Pose Type: Balancing, Stretching Difficulty: Beginner Treat your side body to a loving stretch in Gate Pose Gate Pose Fundamentals Gate Pose, or Parighasana, is a beautiful, well-rounded posture for the entire body. This … Read more

Eye Of The Needle Pose (Sucirandhrasana)

Eye Of The Needle Pose, Sucirandhrasana, (soo-chee-rahn-dahs-anna) bhuja (shoulder or arm) + pida (pressure) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Knee to Ankle Pose, Reclining One-Legged Pigeon, Dead Pigeon Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Supine Difficulty: Beginner Release your worries and woes from the hips with this restorative hip opener. Eye Of The Needle Pose Fundamentals … Read more

Accomplished Pose (Siddhasana)

Accomplished Pose, Siddhasana, (sid-DHAH-san-nah) siddha (perfect) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Auspicious Pose, Swastikasana, Cross Pose, Svastikasana, Prosperous Pose, Siddhasana, Siddhi’s Pose, Perfect Pose Pose Type: Seated Difficulty: Beginner It is said this pose will bring liberation if paired with meditation and consistency. Accomplished Pose Fundamentals Accomplished Pose is a beginner-friendly seated yoga asana, … Read more