High Lunge Pose (Ashta Chandrasana)

High Lunge Pose, Ashta Chandrasana, (ahh-SHTAH chahn-DRAH-suh-nuh) ashta (eight) + chandra (moon) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Crescent High Lunge Pose, Eight Point Crescent Moon Pose, Crescent Lunge Pose Pose Type: Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing, Standing, Backbend Difficulty: Beginner Prepare for Warrior I with a High Lunge. Strengthen the legs and focus on proper alignment. … Read more

Eagle Pose (Garudasana)

Eagle Pose, Garudasana, (guh-ruu-daa-suh-nuh) garuda (eagle) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Garudasana Pose Type: Stretching, Strengthening, Twisting, Balancing, Standing Difficulty: Intermediate Eagle pose will test your flexibility, concentration, strength, and desire to endure Eagle Pose Fundamentals Fly like an eagle in this strong pose that’ll be sure to leave you feeling invigorated, strong, and … Read more

Standing Side Bend Pose (Parsva Tadasana)

Standing Side Bend Pose, Parsva Tadasana, (par-savaah taa-daa-suh-nuh) parsva (side) + tada (mountain) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Crescent Moon Pose, Parsva Tadasana Hasta Sirsa Pose Type: Stretching, Balancing, Standing Difficulty: Beginner Stretch your side body and warm up your spine with a Standing Side Bend standing side bend Fundamentals Short on time or … Read more

Pyramid Pose (Parsvottanasana)

Pyramid Pose, Parsvottanasana, (paa-r-sh-vo-ttaa-naa-suh-nuh) parsva (side) + uttana (stretched) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Intense Side Stretch Pose, Parsva Uttanasana Pose Type: Inversion, Stretching, Balancing, Standing Difficulty: Intermediate Stretch your hip muscles and hamstrings, and lengthen the spine in Pyramid Pose. Pyramid Pose Fundamentals This standing yoga pose combines balancing, forward bending and backward … Read more

Extended Hand To Big Toe Pose (Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana)

Extended Hand To Big Toe Pose, Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana, (oo-TEE-tah HAHS-tuh pahd-ahng-goosh-TAHS-uh-nuh) utthita (extended) + hasta (hand) + pada (foot) + angusta (big toe) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana Pose Type: Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing, Standing Difficulty: Advanced Root down through the earth to hone in on your balance as you come into … Read more