Thunderbolt Pose (Vajrasana)

Thunderbolt Pose, Vajrasana, (vahj-rah-suh-nuh) vajra (firm) + asana (pose) Also Known As: Diamond Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Sitting, Stress Relief Difficulty: Beginner Find stillness and connect with your inner power in Thunderbolt Pose Thunderbolt Pose Fundamentals Enter a moment of stillness and relief with this seated meditation pose.  Thunderbolt Pose is similar to Hero Pose … Read more

Revolved Head-To-Knee Pose (Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana)

Revolved Head-To-Knee Pose, Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana, (PAHR-ee-VREE-tah JAH-noo sheer-SHAH-suh-nuh) parivrtta (revolved) + janu (knee) + sirsa (head) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Janu Sirsasana Pose Type: Stretching, Balancing, Twisting, Seated Difficulty: Beginner A deep side body and hamstring stretch paired with a wonderful heart opener Revolved Head-To-Knee Pose Fundamentals Center yourself in this seemingly … Read more

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

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

Bharadvaja’s Twist (Bharadvajasana)

Bharadvaja’s Twist, Bharadvajasana, (bhuh-ruhd-vaa-jaa-suh-nuh) bharadvaja (sage/risi bharadvaja) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Torso Stretch Pose Pose Type: Twisting, Seated, Digestion, Menstruation Difficulty: Beginner Increase your spinal awareness and strengthen and stimulate your spine, neck, and shoulders in this seated twist Bharadvaja’s Twist Pose Fundamentals This seated twist may not be as popular as other … Read more