Author Archives: groundedrootsyoga

HOW TO: Tiger Pose (Vyaghrasana)

Like these How To posts?  See more here.   This is such a great pose to test and improve your balance as well as really stretch and open your chest, shoulders, hips, and thighs.  I love incorporating this whenever I’m … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Crow Pose (Bakasana)

Like these How To Posts? See more here.  Recently I posted a sequence to build upper body strength as well as a video to build core strength.  Achieving arm balances like Crow Pose requires a strong upper body and core … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Gate Pose (Parighasana)

Like these How To posts?  Check out more here.  I love poses that stretch the side body so Gate Pose makes its way into my practice quite frequently. It’s also a good stretch for the hips, groin, and hamstrings. If … Continue reading

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Yoga Sequence to Relieve Back Pain

  Oh back pain…we’ve all had it before and some of us suffer from it on an ongoing basis.  It can range from being a nuisance, to being debilitating.  I’ve had my share of back pain and sometimes it’s in … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Fish Pose (Matsyasana)

This back-bending pose is known for being energizing and helping make you feel refreshed.  By bringing the heart above the head it makes it easier for blood to travel to the brain, giving you a burst of energy and focus. … Continue reading

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Double Big Toe Pose (Ubhaya Padangusthasana)

This seated balancing pose is one of my favorites! Holding both of your big toes while balancing on your sitting bones can be challenging. But this pose will build strength in the core muscles and stretch and lengthen the backs … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses for Travel

I just recently got back from a long road trip. 12+ hours in the car and my body was feeling it, stiff muscles and joints and I was really tired. With the holiday season upon us, many of us will … Continue reading

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