Postures




Surya Namaskar: 12 Morning Asanas & Mantras Surya Namaskar: 12 Morning Asanas & Mantras Surya Namaskar: 12 Morning Asanas & Mantras Surya Namaskar: 12 Morning Asanas & Mantras


The traditional version of Surya Namaskar is considered a complete spiritual practice that includes asana, pranayama (breath work), mantra...

How to Hold Proper Chaturanga Alignment How to Hold Proper Chaturanga Alignment How to Hold Proper Chaturanga Alignment How to Hold Proper Chaturanga Alignment


Proper alignment is crucial to preventing injury in yoga and even more so when practicing chaturanga dandasana. Learn about common...

7 Ways to Prevent Wrist Injury in Yoga 7 Ways to Prevent Wrist Injury in Yoga 7 Ways to Prevent Wrist Injury in Yoga 7 Ways to Prevent Wrist Injury in Yoga


An ounce of preparation is worth a pound of cure. Keeping your wrists, happy, healthy and strong is key to avoiding injury. Learn seven...

5 Restful Asanas for the Weary Yogi 5 Restful Asanas for the Weary Yogi 5 Restful Asanas for the Weary Yogi 5 Restful Asanas for the Weary Yogi


No rest for the weary? We yogis disagree. Here are five restful asanas to help you restore your energy and/or recover from an injury.

10 Benefits of Inversions 10 Benefits of Inversions 10 Benefits of Inversions 10 Benefits of Inversions


Raising your heart over your head is the key to the many benefits inversions have to offer. When you're upside down, your heart gets a...

How to Safely Practice Headstand How to Safely Practice Headstand How to Safely Practice Headstand How to Safely Practice Headstand


Headstand is known as the king of all yoga poses for the many benefits it brings. However, practicing a headstand safely is the key to...

Think Lotus Pose Is Simple? Here's Why You Need to Master It Think Lotus Pose Is Simple? Here's Why You Need to Master It Think Lotus Pose Is Simple? Here's Why You Need to Master It Think Lotus Pose Is Simple? Here's Why You Need to Master It


The ideal meditation posture, lotus pose appears to be easier than it really is. Here's the how and why you need to master it, though.

End Your Practice (and Your Week) in Savasana End Your Practice (and Your Week) in Savasana End Your Practice (and Your Week) in Savasana End Your Practice (and Your Week) in Savasana


Savasana is a restorative asana that is commonly enjoyed as the final posture in a yoga class. Learn the many rejuvenating benefits this...

Mastering Sitting Meditation Mastering Sitting Meditation Mastering Sitting Meditation Mastering Sitting Meditation


Mastering sitting still in meditation can be a challenge. Fidgeting, physical discomfort and boredom are just a few of the distractions we...

The Power of Vinyasa The Power of Vinyasa The Power of Vinyasa The Power of Vinyasa


Vinyasa yoga is a type of practice where the emphasis is placed on the flowing movements between asanas. Learn how this practice can teach...

12 Popular Yoga Styles 12 Popular Yoga Styles 12 Popular Yoga Styles 12 Popular Yoga Styles


There are many styles of yoga available to the modern-day yogi. Which one is right for you? Learn about 12 of the most popular yoga styles,...

The Founder of Ashtanga Yoga The Founder of Ashtanga Yoga The Founder of Ashtanga Yoga The Founder of Ashtanga Yoga


Ashtanga yoga is a system of yoga asana practice developed and popularized by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in the 1940s. This highly structured and...

7 Self-Instructed Yoga Poses for Your Home Practice 7 Self-Instructed Yoga Poses for Your Home Practice 7 Self-Instructed Yoga Poses for Your Home Practice 7 Self-Instructed Yoga Poses for Your Home Practice


Are you struggling to get to a yoga class? Or perhaps you want to do your own self-practice, but don't know where to start? Give these...

5 Essential Asanas to Kickstart Your Day 5 Essential Asanas to Kickstart Your Day 5 Essential Asanas to Kickstart Your Day 5 Essential Asanas to Kickstart Your Day


Wake up and get energized for your day with these five essential yoga asanas.

4 Yoga Poses for a Strong Back 4 Yoga Poses for a Strong Back 4 Yoga Poses for a Strong Back 4 Yoga Poses for a Strong Back


Many of us spend hours a day hunched over a computer. This makes taking care of our back and posture extra important for long-term health....

7 Variations of Pigeon Pose 7 Variations of Pigeon Pose 7 Variations of Pigeon Pose 7 Variations of Pigeon Pose


Do your hips groan each time someone mentions pigeon pose? Fear not! Learn 7 variations of pigeon guaranteed to please even the tightest of...

A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga


The 8 limbs of Ashtanga yoga are a treasure trove of wisdom set forth by Patanjali in his famous Yoga Sutras. Learn the meaning of the each...

Your Go-To Yoga Sequence for Days You Only Have 10 Minutes or Less Your Go-To Yoga Sequence for Days You Only Have 10 Minutes or Less Your Go-To Yoga Sequence for Days You Only Have 10 Minutes or Less Your Go-To Yoga Sequence for Days You Only Have 10 Minutes or Less


Only have 10 minutes to play with? Here’s a short and sweet sequence to get your energy moving. It’s perfect for first thing in the morning...

3 Hip-Opening Postures for People Who Sit All Day 3 Hip-Opening Postures for People Who Sit All Day 3 Hip-Opening Postures for People Who Sit All Day 3 Hip-Opening Postures for People Who Sit All Day


Hip openers can help relieve low back pain and the stiffness that comes from sitting in an office chair all day. Learn the three best yoga...