Dolphin Plank Pose (Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Dolphin Plank Pose, Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana, (MAH-kar-ah ah-doh moo-kuh SVAH-NAH-suh-nuh) makara (crocodile) + adhas (down) + mukha (facing) + svana (dog) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Forearm Balancing Asana Pose Type: Core Activating, Strengthening Difficulty: Intermediate Light a fire in your core and tap into your inner strength with Dolphin Plank Pose Dolphin … 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

Heron Pose (Krauncasana)

Heron Pose, Krauncasana, (kr-un-chaa-suh-nuh) kraunca (heron / curlew like bird) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Krounchasana Pose Type: Stretching, Core Activating, Balancing Difficulty: Advanced This intense hamstring stretch will come as a result of a cultivated practice. Be patient with your body. Heron Pose Fundamentals Named after the proud heron bird, this powerful pose … Read more

Peacock Pose (Mayurasana)

Peacock Pose, Mayurasana, (my-YUR-AH-suh-nuh) mayura (peacock) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Mayurasana Pose Type: Strengthening, Balancing, Digestion, Core Activating Difficulty: Advanced Tap into your relationship with the earth and ground down for stability as you lift up into this challenging arm balance Peacock Pose Fundamentals Find stability and unleash your inner power with this … Read more

Side Crow Pose (Parsva Bakasana)

Side Crow Pose, Parsva Bakasana, (PARSH-vuh bah-KAH-suh-nuh) parsva (side or flank) + baka (crane ‘through commonly translated as “crow”) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Side Crane Pose Pose Type: Twisting, Balancing, Strengthening, Core Activating Difficulty: Advanced This powerful arm balance will challenge the most committed yogi. Be patient with yourself as you foster your … Read more