Caterpillar Pose, Paschimottanasana

Caterpillar Pose, Paschimottanasana, (pahs-chi-mo-TAHN-ah-sah-nuh) Paschima (back) + uttana (intense stretch) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Yin Yoga Forward Bend Pose Type: Sitting, Stretching Difficulty: Beginner Surrender and release in this comforting forward bend. Caterpillar Pose Fundamentals Caterpillar Pose is a Yin Yoga version of the seated forward bend.  In Yin yoga, the names of … Read more

Deer Pose (Mrigasana)

Deer Pose, Mrigasana Mriga (deer) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Yin Yoga Deer Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Restorative, Seated Difficulty: Beginner Find a gentle release in your hips with the asana inspired by the loveliest forest creature. Deer Pose Fundamentals Dear yogis, meet Deer Pose – a perfect restorative moment in the harshness and … Read more

Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana)

Half Frog Pose, Ardha Bhekasana, (aar-dhah bhe-kaa-suh-nuh) ardha (half) + bheka (frog) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Eka Pada Bhekasana Pose Type: Stretching, Backbend Difficulty: Beginner Invite a deep stretch into your quads and build a strong spine with Half Frog Pose Half Frog Pose Fundamentals Half Frog Pose is a supine backbend and … Read more

Wind Relieving Pose (Apanasana)

Wind Relieving Pose, Pavanamuktasana, (pah-van-ah-mook-TAHS-uh-nuh) pavana (wind) + mukta (freedom) + asana (pose) Also Known As: Knees-to-chest, Apanasana, Gas Release Pose Pose Type: Supine, Stretching, Restorative Difficulty: Beginner Release your tensions, and …. your winds, in this restorative yoga asana. Wind Relieving Pose Fundamentals You will literally relieve your “winds” in this reclined yoga pos … Read more

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