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Pose of the Week Guide: Fish Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Fish Pose

You might see Fish pose, Matsyasana towards the end of vinyasa or freedom flow class. This reclining backbend is great because it opens through some of the upper chakras that we do not bring awareness to often. It opens the throat chakras which governs our ability to...

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Pose of the Week Guide: Pigeon Pose

Pose of the Week Guide: Pigeon Pose

There is nothing quite like the feeling of the simultaneous deep backbend and hip opening received in this shape. One-Legged King Pigeon Pose, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana can be found in almost any style of yoga class whether taught more actively in a vinyasa based flow...

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Pose Of The Week Guide:Child’s Pose

Pose Of The Week Guide:Child’s Pose

Balasana, Child's Pose is offered many times throughout a practice as a resting pose. Although this pose seems simple, learning to tune into your body and allow yourself to take rest can be more challenging than you think! Benefits:  Release tension and creates space...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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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