Tag Archives: Outdoor yoga

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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HOW TO: Plow Pose (Halasana)

This variation of Shoulder Stand  provides a deep stretch to the backs of the legs and tones the abdominals.  I love this pose as a quick way to energize the mind and awaken the body.  Like any variation of Shoulder stand, … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana)

This mild backbend is one that can be enjoyed by beginners and advanced yogis alike.  It has so many benefits and is such a great way to rejuvenate the body and mind.  Just practicing this pose for a brief time … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Supported Shoulder Stand (Salamba Sarvangasana)

This mild inversion is a great way to get the benefits of inversions without the need to stand on your head.  But even though this pose is safer for the neck than headstand, it’s still an intermediate pose and requires … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Dolphin Pose (Makarasana)

Recently I posted a How To for Dolphin Plank, and this pose goes hand in hand with the Plank version and can even be combined in a sequence to work the upper body and core muscles (see below for more … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Toe Squat

Our feet, are something that many of us take for granted and don’t think about much when we’re stretching or working out our bodies.  Honestly we can be really hard on them when we’re working out as well.  I’ll be … Continue reading

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