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

Eight Angle Pose (Astavakrasana)

Eight Angle Pose, Astavakrasana, (ahsh-tah-vah-krah-suh-nuh) asta (eight) + vakra (curved) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Ashtavakrasana Pose Type: Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing, Twisting, Seated Difficulty: Advanced This challenging arm balance is a celebration of your commitment to your practice Eight Angle Pose Fundamentals Eight Angle Pose is a great introduction to arm balancing poses. Although … 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

Archer Pose (Akarna Dhanurasana)

Archer Pose, Akarna Dhanurasana a (towards, near) + karna (ear) + dhanura (bow) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Shooting Bow Pose Pose Type: Balancing, Strengthening, Seated Difficulty: Intermediate Work on your focus, balance and sense of play in this powerful asana. Archer Pose Fundamentals Archer Pose is quite an unique asana. Its shape appears … Read more

Shoelace Pose (Padukabandhini Asana)

Shoelace Pose, Padukabandhini asana, (pa-du-ka-ban-dhee-nee-ah-suh-nuh) Paduka (footwear) + bandhini (lace) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Cow Face Legs Pose Type: Seated, Stretching Difficulty: Intermediate Feel a deep release in the outer hips in this replenishing Yin Yoga pose. Shoelace Pose Fundamentals Shoelace Pose is a deep hip stretch that offers noticeable progress in hip, … Read more