Tag Archives: Stretch

HOW TO: Flamingo Pose

This advanced standing balance pose is challenging but so fun to practice.  It’s not a common yoga pose, but it challenges and improves your balance as well as strengthens the legs and core.  It’s definitely not easy though, so have … 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: Locust Pose (Salabhasana)

I used to not be a big fan of this pose because I wasn’t any good at it.  That’s the exact reason why I needed to be a bigger fan if it.  The poses that we struggle with the most … 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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HOW TO: Twisted Standing Forward Fold (Parivrtta Uttanasana)

I love twists…like really love them.  They are so good for the spine and help improve the function of your abdominal organs.  I especially love this pose because it gives you a great stretch on the back of the straightened … Continue reading

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