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Crane Pose – Bakasana

The crane/crow pose in yoga, also known as the Bakasana, is a compact arm balancing posture that helps in strengthening the arms as well...

Balancing Bound Angle – Bandayamna Baddha Konasana

Balancing bound angle pose is a seated balancing asana. To enter the pose, begin seated in bound angle pose. With the soles of the...

The Monkey Pose – Hanumanasana

Also referred to as "Monkey" pose, this pose translates in Sanskrit to “Pose dedicated to Hanuman, the Monkey God.” Hanuman is the ultimate devotee,...

One Leg Downward Facing Dog – Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana

Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana—One-Legged Downward-Facing Dog Pose—is a perfect example of American inventiveness when it comes to yoga. ... The alignment instructions for Downward Dog also...

Standing Split – Urdhava Prasarita Eka Pasadana

The Standing split is a challenging pose, as a stretching, balancing and strengthening asana. This pose stretches your bottom hamstrings and your top hip flexors. Step...

Standing Half Forward Bend – Ardha Uttanasana

Ardha Uttanasana Learn to practice the often under taught ardha uttanasana (standing half forward bend), a pose that perfectly sets up chaturanga if done correctly....

Revolved Triangle Pose – Parivrtta Trikonasana

Parivrtta Trikonasana is a standing, deep-twisting yoga pose that stretches the whole body. It squeezes and massages your digestive organs, while challenging your balance...

Happy Baby Pose – Ananda Balasana

Also known as Dead Bug pose, the better-known name and Sanskrit translation resembles a baby on its back. This pose is recommended before bedtime,...

Plank – Phalakasana

The Plank Pose This foundation pose teaches you how to hold your body stable like a sturdy plank. Your body also resembles a plank because...

One Legged King Pigeon – Eka Pada Rajakapotasana A

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana A This One-legged Hip Opener is a back-bend that causes the chest to puff out, resembling that of a pigeon. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyL5ugxBc3k?start=33] Go Back...

Revolved Head to Knee Pose – Parvritta Janu Sirsasana

Parvritta Janu Sirsasana Revolved Head-to-Knee pose opens your shoulders, torso, hamstrings and more. The chest opening this pose provides allows breath to come deeper and...

Half Circle Pose – Ardha Mandalasana

Ardha Mandalasana Ardha mandalasana, which is also known as Half circle pose, is a great way to practice side flexion. Side flexion doesn't show up...

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