Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Cobra Pose, Bhujangasana, (Bhoo-Jung-Gaa-Suh-Nuh) bhujanga (cobra) + asana (posture) Also known as: Upward Dog Pose Pose Type: Stress Relief, Stretching, Strengthening, Back Pain, Sciatica, Digestion Difficulty: Beginner Open your heart and stretch your shoulders with Cobra Pose. Cobra Pose Fundamentals Cobra Pose is a generous heart-opening backbend. Feel your chest radiate outwards as you unfurl … Read more

Child’s Pose (Balasana)

Child’s Pose, Balasana, (Baa-Laa-Suh-Nuh) bala (child) + asana (pose) Also known as: Child Pose, Yin Yoga Child Pose, Mouse Pose, Child’s Pose Stretch, Extended Child’s Pose Pose Type: Back Pain, Stretching, Restorative, Menstruation, Stress Relief, Headaches, Sciatica Difficulty: Beginner Come back to yourself and rest in the loving cocoon that is Child’s Pose. Child’s Pose … Read more

Cow Pose (Bitilasana)

Cow Pose, Bitilasana, (Bit-ill-AH-sun-ah) bitila (cow) + āsana (pose) Also known as: Dog Tilt Pose Pose Type: Backbend, Seated, Pregnancy Difficulty: Beginner Gently warm up your spine with a soothing cow pose. cow Pose Fundamentals Cow Pose is a simple backbend pose, which is most often paired with Cat Pose (Marjaryasana), to build a Cat-Cow … Read more

Standing Forward Bend Pose (Uttanasana)

Standing Forward Bend Pose, Uttanasana, (OOT-tahn-AHS-ah-nah) uttana (intense stretch) + āsana (pose) Also known as: Standing Forward Fold Pose, Standing Head To Knees Pose, Intense Forward-Bending Pose Pose Type: Inversions, Standing, Stretching, Stress Relief, Headaches, Back Pain Difficulty: Beginner Calm your mind and feel a release down the backs of your legs in Standing Forward … Read more

Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Downward Facing Dog Pose, Adho Mukha Svanasana, (AH-doh MOO-kah-shvah-Nahs-anna) adho (downward) + mukha (face) + śvāna (dog) + āsana (pose) Also known as: Down Dog Pose, Downward Dog Pose Pose Type: Back Pain, Inversions, Sciatica, Stretching, Strengthening, Stress Relief Difficulty: Intermediate The Downward Dog Pose one of yoga’s most recognisable Asanas. This foundational yoga posture … Read more