Standing Half Forward Bend Pose (Ardha Uttanasana)

Standing Half Forward Bend Pose, Ardha Uttanasana (are-dah oot-tan-AHS-anna) ardha (half) + uttana (intense stretch) + āsana (pose) Also known as: Upward Forward Fold, Urdhva Uttanasana, Half Standing Forward Bend, Halfway Lift Pose Type: Standing, Stretching, Inversions Difficulty: Beginner Pause and find length in the spine before making your way into a forward fold. Standing Half Forward … Read more

Three Legged Downward Facing Dog Pose (Tri Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Three Legged Downward Facing Dog Pose, Tri Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana, (Tri Pa-da Ah-doh MOO-kuh shvan-AHS-uh-nuh) tri (three) + pada (foot or leg) + adho (downward) + mukha (face) + śvāna (dog) + āsana (pose) Also known as: Three Legged Down Dog, Single Legged Downward Facing Dog, Tripod Downward Facing Dog Pose, Tail of the Dog … Read more

Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Downward Facing Dog Pose, Adho Mukha Svanasana, (AH-doh MOO-kah-shvah-Nahs-anna) adho (downward) + mukha (face) + śvāna (dog) + āsana (pose) Also known as: Down Dog Pose, Downward Dog Pose Pose Type: Back Pain, Inversions, Sciatica, Stretching, Strengthening, Stress Relief Difficulty: Intermediate The Downward Dog Pose one of yoga’s most recognizable Asanas. This foundational yoga posture … Read more