Category: Yoga Poses

  • Chair poses improve yoga techniques

    If you’re new to yoga, here’s a way to modify the classic chair pose. Practice half-chair for a while before progressing to the more challenging full chair position. This gives you a chance to learn proper technique without developing bad habits. Step 1 Stand with your feet together and with your hands by your sides. […]

  • Agnistambhasana – Fire Log Pose

    Step by Step Sit on one edge of a thickly-folded blanket, knees bent, feet on the floor. Lightly shrug your shoulders up, strongly roll the heads of your upper arm bones back, and press the bottom tips of your shoulder blades into your back. Slide your left foot under your right leg to the outside […]

  • Gomukhasana – Cow Face Pose

    (go-moo-KAHS-anna) go = cow (Sanskrit go is a distant relative of the English word “cow”) mukha = face Step by Step Sit in Dandasana (Staff Pose), then bend your knees and put your feet on the floor. Slide your left foot under the right knee to the outside of the right hip. Then cross your […]

  • Bharadvaja’s Twist

    Bharadvaja = one of seven legendary seers, credited with composing the hymns collected in the Vedas Step by Step Sit on the floor with your legs straight out in front of you. Shift over onto your right buttock, bend your knees, and swing your legs to the left. Lay your feet on the floor outside […]