Yoga Poses

How To Do Chaturanga For Beginners
Chaturanga can be a difficult pose for beginners, but all too often yoga teachers don’t offer enough guidance on how to practice it correctly. As a common introduction to more advanced arm balancing postures, Chaturanga should be carefully practiced in...
How To Do Fish Pose (Matsyasana)
This beginner's level back-bending pose places an emphasis on working the upper body and opening up the throat, chest, and abdomen. This pose also offers a deep stretch that provides a wealth of useful benefits for the body and mind....
How To Do Bridge Pose
The Bridge Pose is all about taking stock of yourself. Listening to what your body needs and wants, and then giving it what is asked. This pose works the shoulders, spine, and thighs in varying measures. These are the areas...
How To Do Eagle Pose (Garudasana)
You might see someone holding Eagle Pose and be amazed but intimidated by the sight of it. After all, it appears as if you have to twist and wring yourself into a tangled menage of limbs while trying to maintain...
How To Master Dolphin Pose
Practicing a headstand or a handstand can bring about a wide range of benefits. But properly executing an upside down position is no easy task. It can take a long time to develop one's skills for achieving inversions utilizing advanced...
Camel Pose | How To Do Ustrasana
The backbend is a critical aspect of yoga. But let's face it, backbend poses can be very hard to execute due to tightness in the front of the body and lack of flexibility in the spine and back muscles. Since...
Frog Pose - A Breakdown Of Mandukasana
As far as hip openers go, Frog Pose is among the more challenging poses out there. Focusing on the hips and groin muscles, this deep hip opening posture is as much about concentrating on your breathing as it is about...
How To Master Bow Pose
When it comes to yoga poses for individuals who spend most of their day in a seated position, there is no shortage of poses to try. If you’re a desk jockey who has to sit at a computer for eight...
The Ultimate Guide To Warrior Pose
The Warrior Poses are among some of the most widely practiced standing postures. Standing poses may lack the glamour of inversions or balancing postures, but they can provide a full range of benefits that shouldn’t be neglected. We cover the...
How To Do Mountain Pose For A Better Practice
Mountain Pose is an elementary standing pose that is typically used to train oneself for other more complex and challenging yoga poses. On its own, Mountain Pose or Tadasana may seem entirely basic but, in reality, there is a lot...
Happy Baby Pose: Everything You Need To Know
Happy Baby Pose may have the most joyful-sounding name for a pose of all-time. But what is Happy Baby Pose all about and why should you be doing it? Primarily, this posture is popular for its relaxing nature and the...
Child's Pose: The Basics of Balasana
When it comes to resting postures, Child's Pose is the go-to pose for beginners and veterans alike who need a break during an especially strenuous class. But don't discount this posture as just a mere respite when things get a...
How To Do Tree Pose + 3 Variations To Try
Students taking beginner yoga classes are taught basic poses first to help them transition into more complicated backbends, inversions, and balancing postures. Among the most common of these starter poses is Tree Pose, which is a simple standing balance posture....
How To Cobra Pose The Right Way
Cobra Pose (or Bhujangasana) is typically included in Sun Salutation sequences between Plank and Downward-Dog postures or as a substitute for Upward-Dog. This is a backbend pose that is considered ideal for beginners and provides a myriad of benefits. With...
Shavasana Pose | Everything You Need To Know
The Corpse Pose couldn't look any easier to practice. You simply lie on the floor and do nothing. There are no twists, no complicated bends, no head-stands or balancing challenges. All you do is lie back, keep your hands at...
Everything You Need to Know about Sun Salutation
The Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar, is a set of poses you can practice as a way to physically demonstrate gratitude. Where that gratitude is focused is really up to you. While it traditionally means being grateful for having another...
Top Tips to Perfect Your Crow Pose
Have you ever come across a yoga pose that you feel is impossible to accomplish? For many yogis, the crow pose, also known as bakasana, is one of the most difficult poses to execute.  While it’s considered an intermediate-level pose,...
Prenatal Yoga Poses You Should Try
Pregnancy is undoubtedly an extraordinary and beautiful time in a woman’s life. However, it can just as easily be overwhelming and difficult to manage as your body goes through all of the changes involved in bringing a new life into...
Benefits Of The Pigeon Pose
Pigeon Pose can be a lifesaver for anyone who spends a lot of time in a seated position at a desk every day. It's a posture that works to open the hips and increase the femur bone rotation at the...
Lotus Position: Everything You Need to Know
The Lotus Position, or Padmasana, is the quintessential yoga posture. But why is it so closely associated with the practice of yoga? It's probably because Lotus Pose is the ideal posture for meditation, as sitting in padmasana allows you to...
Everything You Need To Know About Downward Dog
Downward Dog (or Downward-Facing Dog) is easily the best-known yoga pose out there, which means that just about everyone believes they can do it. After all, it's just a forward bend at the waist with your legs extended and your...