Reclining Pigeon Pose (Supta Kapotasana)

Reclining Pigeon Pose, Supta Kapotasana, (Soo-tah-kah-poh-tahs-anna) Supta (reclined) + kapota (pigeon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Reclined Pigeon Pose, Sucirandhrasana, Figure Four Stretch Pose, Eye Of The Needle Pose Pose Type: Seated, Stretching, Stress Relief Difficulty: Beginner Stretch your hips and glutes and relieve tension in your lower back with Reclining Pigeon Pose Reclining … Read more

High Lunge Pose (Ashta Chandrasana)

High Lunge Pose, Ashta Chandrasana, (ahh-SHTAH chahn-DRAH-sah-nah) ashta (eight) + chandra (moon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Dragon Flying Low, Crescent Lunge Pose, Crescent High 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 high Lunge Pose … 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

Knees Chest Chin Pose (Ashtanga Namaskara)

Knees Chest Chin Pose, Ashtanga Namaskara, (ash-TAHN-gaa nah-muh-SKAR-uh) ashta (eight) + anga (part or limb) + namaskara (bowing or geeting) Also Known as: Salute with eight limbs, Eight Limbed, Ashtangasana, Salutation with Eight Limbs Pose Type: Strengthening, Backbends Difficulty: Beginner Part of the classical Hatha Sun Salutation, Knees Chest Chin Pose is not just an … Read more

Reverse Warrior Pose (Viparita Virabhadrasana)

Reverse Warrior Pose, Viparita Virabhadrasana, (VIP-uh-REE-tuh veer-uh-buh-DRAHS-uh-nuh)  viparita (reverse) + vira (brave) + bhadra (great/excellent) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Urdhva Virabhadrasana, Crescent Pose, Proud Warrior, Dancing Warrior Pose Type: Backbend, Balancing, Stretching, Strengthening, Standing Difficulty: Beginner Stretch your side body or flow through a Dancing Warrior sequence with the Reverse Warrior Pose Reverse … Read more