Fire Log Pose (Agnistambhasana)

Fire Log Pose, Agnistambhasana, (AG-nee-stahm-BAH-suh-nuh) agni (fire) + stambha (statute or pillar) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Fire Statue Pose, Square Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Seated, Sciatica, Stress Relief Difficulty: Intermediate The Fire Log Pose provides the deepest stretch for your hips, relieving tightness, and soothing sciatic pain Fire Log Pose Fundamentals This dynamic … Read more

Bound Angle Pose (Baddha Konasana)

Bound Angle Pose, Baddha Konasana, (buh-ddh-ko-naa-suh-nuh) buddha (bound) + kona (angle) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Cobbler Pose, Butterfly Pose, Baddha Konasana, Bhadrasana Pose Type: Stretching, Seated, Sciatica, Restorative, Pregnancy Difficulty: Beginner Open your hips and stretch your inner thigh muscles with Bound Angle Pose bound angle pose Fundamentals Open the hips, release emotions … Read more

Reclined Hand To Big Toe Pose (Supta Padangusthasana)

Reclined Hand To Big Toe Pose, Supta Padangusthasana, (soup-TAH pod-ang-goosh-TAHS-anna supta (supine or recline) + pada (foot) + angustha (big toe) + asana (pose) Also known as: Supta Padangusthasana Pose Type: Supine,  Stretching, Sciatica, Core Activating Difficulty: Intermediate Release tight hamstrings and soothe the lower back with this Reclined Hand To Big Toe Pose reclined … Read more

Cow Face Pose (Gomukhasana)

Cow Face Pose, Gomukhasana, (go-moo-KAHS-ah-nah) go (cow) + mukha (face) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Gomukhasana Pose Type: Seated, Sciatica Difficulty:  Beginner Where’s the cow face? The legs represent the lips, whilst the arms represent the ears- one pointing upwards, and one facing down cow face pose Fundamentals Release tension and melt away stress … Read more

Half Splits Pose (Ardha Hanumanasana)

Half Splits Pose, Ardha Hanumanasana, (ar-dhah h-nu-maa-naa-suh-nuh) ardha (half) + hanuman (an ardent devotee of Lord Rama) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Half Monkey Pose, Reverse Lunge Pose, Half Split, Runner’s Lunge Pose Type: Stretching, Stress Relief, Sciatica Difficulty: Intermediate A warm up pose for the full splits, or a deep stretching pose for the … Read more