Scorpion Pose (Vrischikasana)

Scorpion Pose, Vrischikasana, (vrchik-SHAH-sah-nah.) vrschika (scorpion) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Forearm Balance, Vrschikasana, Ganda Bherundasana Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Inversions Difficulty: Advanced This pose is only for the advanced yogi – it combines a challenging arm balance with a deep back bend. Scorpion Pose Fundamentals Scorpion Pose is an advanced arm balance and … Read more

Flying Crow Pose (Eka Pada Galavasana)

Flying Crow Pose, Sanskrit: Eka Pada Galavasana, (eh-kah pah-dah gah-lah-VAHS-anna) eka (one) + pada (foot) + Galava (name of a sage)+ asana (pose) Also Known as: Flying Crow Pose, Flying Pigeon Pose, Eka Pada Bakasana, One-Legged Crow Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Inversion Difficulty: Advanced Add a new challenge to your arm balance practice with … 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

Chin Stand (Ganda Bherundasana)

Chin Stand, Ganda Bherundasana, (gun-da bee-ru-dasana) Ganda (cheek or face) + Bherunda (intense/powerful) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Formidable Face Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Inversion Difficulty: Advanced Awaken your inner acrobat and work on your discipline and patience with this intense arm balance. Chin Stand Fundamentals Literally translated to “formidable face pose”, Chin … Read more

Fallen Angel Pose (Devaduuta Panna Asana)

Fallen Angel Pose, Devaduuta Panna Asana devaduuta (angel) + panna (fallen down) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Fallen Triangle Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Inversion, Twisting Difficulty: Advanced Add a bit of challenge and play to your practice and build courage with this graceful pose. Fallen Angel Pose Fundamentals Fallen Angel is a beautiful pose, … Read more