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

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

Noose Pose (Pasasana)

Noose Pose, Pasasana, (posh-AH-suh-nuh) pasa (nose) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Rope Pose, Pasasana Pose Type: Twisting, Stretching, Strengthening, Balancing Difficulty: Advanced Form a ring with your arms and come low to the ground in this challenging spinal twist Noose Pose Fundamentals Challenge your balance, patience, and stability in this advanced spinal twist. Noose … Read more

Side Crow Pose (Parsva Bakasana)

Side Crow Pose, Parsva Bakasana, (PARSH-vuh bah-KAH-suh-nuh) parsva (side or flank) + baka (crane ‘through commonly translated as “crow”) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Side Crane Pose Pose Type: Twisting, Balancing, Strengthening, Core Activating Difficulty: Advanced This powerful arm balance will challenge the most committed yogi. Be patient with yourself as you foster your … Read more

Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose (Ardha Matsyendrasana)

Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose, Ardha Matsyendrasana, (ur-dhuh mut-sye-ndraa-suh-nuh) ardha (half) + matsya (fish) + indra (lord) + asana (pose) Also Known as: Bound Half Lord of the Fishes Pose, Seated Twist Pose, Half Spinal Twist Pose, Pose Type: Twisting, Stretching, Seated Difficulty: Beginner Squeeze your organs and improve digestion, posture, and spinal awareness … Read more