Plow Pose (Halasana)

Plow Pose, Halasana, (hah-LAH-suh-nuh) hala (plow) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Plough Pose Pose Type: Inversion, Supine, Stretching, Restorative Difficulty: Intermediate This full body stretch can provide deep relief down your spine and offer a place of calm introspection Plow Pose Fundamentals Stretch and release your entire body with this gentle yoga inversion. Plow … Read more

Reclining Hero Pose (Supta Virasana)

Reclining Hero Pose, Supta Virasana, (soup-tah veera-suh-nuh) supta (laying down or reclining) + vira (warrior) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Saddle Pose, Fixed-Firm Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Supine, Backbend, Restorative Difficulty: Advanced This pose offers a deep stretch to the thighs ankles and knees Reclining Hero Pose Fundamentals As the name suggests, Reclining Hero … Read more

Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend (Upavistha Konasana)

Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend, Upavistha Konasana, (oo-pah-VEESH-tah cone-AHS-ah-nah) upaviṣṭa (open) + koṇa (angle) + āsana (pose) Also Known as: Forward Straddle Pose, Hastapadasana Pose Type: Stretching, Seated, Restorative Difficulty: Intermediate Tap into the breath as you edge closer to the earth in this forward bend. Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend Pose Fundamentals Wide Angle … Read more

Half Lotus Pose (Ardha Padmasana)

Half lotus Pose, Ardha padmasana, (ara-dhah pahd-MAH-suh-nuh) ardha (half) + padma (lotus) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Half Lotus Position Pose Type: Restorative, Seated, Stretching Difficulty: Beginners Open your hips and stretch the knees in this meditative seat. Half Lotus Pose Fundamentals Stretch your lower body and find peace of mind in Half Lotus … Read more

Reclining Bound Angle Pose (Supta Baddha Konasana)

Reclining Bound Angle Pose, Supta Baddha Konasana, (SOOP-tah buh-ddh-ko-naa-suh-nuh) supta (reclining) + baddha (bound) + kona (angle) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Reclining Cobbler Pose, Reclined Bound Angle Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Restorative, Supine Difficulty: Beginner This passive hip opening pose provides a gentle stretch for the hip and groin and can be the perfect … Read more