Shoulder Stand Pose (Salamba Sarvangasana)

Shoulder Stand Pose, Salamba Sarvangasana, (saa-lum-buh suh-rvaa-ngaa-suh-nuh) sa (with) + alamba (support) + sarva (all) + anga (limb) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Supported Shoulderstand, Kandrasana Pose Type: Inversion, Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing Difficulty: Intermediate Challenge gravity as you come into this beginner’s inversion shoulder stand Pose Fundamentals This pose can look intimidating to budding … Read more

Legs Up The Wall Pose (Viparita Karani)

Legs Up The Wall Pose, Viparita Karani, (vip-par-ee-tah car-AHN-ee) viparita (inverted or reversed) + karani (action) Also Known as: Inverted Pose Pose Type: Restorative, Supine, Inversions, Headaches Difficulty: Beginner Come to rest as you put your legs up the wall and experience a refreshing renewal. legs up the wall Pose Fundamentals Legs Up The Wall … Read more

Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana)

Happy Baby Pose, Ananda Balasana, (ah-NAHN-dah bah-LAH-sah-nahNA) ananda (happy) + bala (child) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Dead Bug Pose, Ananda Balasana Pose Type: Supine, Stretching, Back Pain, Stress Relief, Inversions, Restorative Difficulty: Beginner Tap into your inner child and play around in Happy Baby Pose for a powerful hip opener happy baby Pose … Read more

Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana)

Half Moon Pose Ardha Chandrasana, (are-dah chan-DRAHS-anna) ardha (half) + chandra (moon or luminous) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Half Moon Bow, Sugar Cane Pose  Pose Type: Inversions, Strengthening, Balancing, Stretching Difficulty: Intermediate Challenge your balance and prepare for liftoff in Half Moon Pose Half Moon Pose Fundamentals Half Moon Pose asks for you … Read more

Standing Splits Pose (Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana)

Standing Spilts Pose, Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana, (oord-vah prah-suh-ree-tuhek-uh pahd-ahs-uh-nuh) urdhva (upward) + prasarita (expanded) + eka (one) + pada (leg) + asana (pose) Also known as: Monkey Pose, Standing Split Pose, Standing Half Split Pose Type: Stretching, Inversions, Strengthening, Balancing, Standing Difficulty: Advanced Challenge your balance, concentration, and flexibility in Standing Splits Pose Standing … Read more