Pose of the Week Guide: Handstand Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Handstand Pose

Oh the elusive handstand! Many people make this pose a goal for themselves, believing it to be the pinnacle of yogi strength. But it’s not just body strength required to master this pose, as your mind and the fear of falling is a big obstacle in getting into adho...
Pose of the Week Guide: Monkey Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Monkey Pose

Monkey pose, hanumanasana, is an intimidating pose as most people will immediately say that they can’t do the splits. This pose is easily modifiable, and a great pose to set as a long term goal for your personal practice. Make sure you are properly warmed up before...
Pose of the Week Guide: Frog Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Frog Pose

One of the most hated and most loved deep stretch poses is frog pose, mandukasana. This intensive hip stretch is a great way to end a practice after your body is warmed up and ready for a stretch as deep as this.  Benefits:  Opens the hips, groin, and inner thighs....
Pose of the Week Guide: Dolphin Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Dolphin Pose

Dolphin pose, or ardha pincha mayurasana, is a great strengthening pose that you’ll see as part of a more advanced yoga practice. This pose is a great prep for some insta-worthy arm balances, but it can be modified to suit any level.  Benefits:  Calms the brain and...
Pose of the Week Guide: Legs Up The Wall Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Legs Up The Wall Pose

Take a load off with this amazing asana, legs up the wall pose viparita karini. You may try this pose in a deep stretch and relaxation class, or at the end of a practice when your instructor decides to show you some extra love. Even when you’re not in the studio, this...

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