Caterpillar Pose, Paschimottanasana

Caterpillar Pose, Paschimottanasana, (pahs-chi-mo-TAHN-ah-sah-nuh) Paschima (back) + uttana (intense stretch) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Yin Yoga Forward Bend Pose Type: Sitting, Stretching Difficulty: Beginner Surrender and release in this comforting forward bend. Caterpillar Pose Fundamentals Caterpillar Pose is a Yin Yoga version of the seated forward bend.  In Yin yoga, the names of … Read more

Deer Pose (Mrigasana)

Deer Pose, Mrigasana Mriga (deer) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Yin Yoga Deer Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Restorative, Seated Difficulty: Beginner Find a gentle release in your hips with the asana inspired by the loveliest forest creature. Deer Pose Fundamentals Dear yogis, meet Deer Pose – a perfect restorative moment in the harshness and … Read more

Wind Relieving Pose (Apanasana)

Wind Relieving Pose, Pavanamuktasana, (pah-van-ah-mook-TAHS-uh-nuh) pavana (wind) + mukta (freedom) + asana (pose) Also Known As: Knees-to-chest, Apanasana, Gas Release Pose Pose Type: Supine, Stretching, Restorative Difficulty: Beginner Release your tensions, and …. your winds, in this restorative yoga asana. Wind Relieving Pose Fundamentals You will literally relieve your “winds” in this reclined yoga pos … Read more

Sleeping Swan Pose (Adho Mukha Kapotasana)

Sleeping Swan Pose, Adho Mukha Kapotasana adho (down) + mukha (face) + kapota (pigeon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Reclined Pigeon Pose Type: Restorative, Stretching, Stress Relief Difficulty: Beginner Let go, and surrender your body to the Earth in this comforting, restorative pose. Shoulder-Pressing Pose Fundamentals Sleeping Swan is a passive hip-opening asana from … Read more

Rabbit Pose (Shashankasana)

Rabbit Pose, Shashankasana, (shah-shank-AH-sah-nah) sasaka (rabbit) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Hare Pose, Sasangasana Pose Type: Restorative, Stretching Difficulty: Beginner Soothe your mind and body in this deep restorative pose. Rabbit Pose Fundamentals Play, release, and recover in this wonderful restorative pose. Rabbit pose is a grounding asana which connects us to our gentler, child-like … Read more