Archer Pose (Akarna Dhanurasana)

Archer Pose, Akarna Dhanurasana a (towards, near) + karna (ear) + dhanura (bow) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Shooting Bow Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Seated Difficulty: Intermediate Work on your focus, balance and sense of play in this powerful asana. Archer Pose Fundamentals Archer Pose is quite an unique asana. Its shape appears … Read more

Sugarcane Pose (Ardha Chandra Chapasana)

Sugarcane Pose, Ardha Chandra Chapasana ardha (half) + chandra (moon) + chap (bow) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Candy Cane Pose, Half Moon Bow Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Standing Difficulty: Intermediate Balance, play and find the sweet side of the practice in Sugarcane Pose. Sugarcane Pose Fundamentals If you love playing with fun … Read more

Dolphin Pose (Ardha pincha mayurasana)

Dolphin Pose, Ardha pincha mayurasana, (ara-dhah pi-n-chhuh muh-uu-raa-suh-nuh) ardha (half) + pincha (feathers) + mayura (peacock) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Catur Svanasana, Quarter Dog Pose Pose Type: Inversion, Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing Difficulty: Intermediate Strengthen your arms, shoulders, and core in Dolphin Pose, or come into it in preparation for more advanced arm balances … Read more

Shoelace Pose (Padukabandhini Asana)

Shoelace Pose, Padukabandhini asana, (pa-du-ka-ban-dhee-nee-ah-suh-nuh) Paduka (footwear) + bandhini (lace) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Cow Face Legs Pose Type: Seated, Stretching Difficulty: Intermediate Feel a deep release in the outer hips in this replenishing Yin Yoga pose. Shoelace Pose Fundamentals Shoelace Pose is a deep hip stretch that offers noticeable progress in hip, … Read more

Frog Pose (Mandukasana)

Frog Pose, Mandukasana, (man-doo-KAHS-uh-nuh) manduka (frog) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Frog Pose Pose Type: Seated, Stretching Difficulty: Intermediate Use the resistance of the ground to stretch deep in this intense hip opener. Frog Pose Fundamentals Frog Pose is a love-and-hate thing – some yogis are thrilled to have it in their everyday practice, … Read more