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

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

Bharadvaja’s Twist (Bharadvajasana)

Bharadvaja’s Twist, Bharadvajasana, (bhuh-ruhd-vaa-jaa-suh-nuh) bharadvaja (sage/risi bharadvaja) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Torso Stretch Pose Pose Type: Twisting, Seated, Digestion, Menstruation Difficulty: Beginner Increase your spinal awareness and strengthen and stimulate your spine, neck, and shoulders in this seated twist Bharadvaja’s Twist Pose Fundamentals This seated twist may not be as popular as other … Read more