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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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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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Why You’re Doing Chaturanga Wrong and How to Fix It

Ah Chaturanga, the pose that’s easier to say than it is to do.  You’ll find this pose in most yoga classes as it’s a staple in Sun Salutations.  However, this pose is the most common pose that’s done incorrectly. Unfortunately, … 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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