Yoga Pose of the Month: Cactus

The English name for this pose makes perfect sense if you’ve ever seen a saguaro cactus. While it looks like a pretty basic pose, and it is in many ways, it has a few minutiae that are important not to overlook when attempting this pose. What It Does Sort of the opposite of eagle arm […]

Pose of the Week: Bakasana (Crane Pose)

Before you freak out—this is one pose that is actually easier than it looks if you practice the correct technique. (And it looks pretty impressive, right?) Bakasana (also known as “Crane Pose” or “Crow Pose”) is a balancing pose that is primarily focused on arm strength but works the abdominal muscles as well. It’s an awesome pose […]

Yoga Pose of the Month: Puppy Pose

This one is a little tough to start out, but it’s fun and feels great after you’ve got it down! The pose gets its English name from that adorable stance dogs and puppies take when they want to play. If you’re familiar with the downward dog position and devotional pose, this is sort of a […]

Yoga Pose Of the Month: Tree Pose

This is another one that’s pretty familiar to everyone, but it’s also a great one for balance and focus. It can be tough to get into if you’re just starting out, or especially if your hips are tight, but eventually, with practice, you’ll find a comfortable way to practice it and enjoy it! What It […]

Yoga Pose of the Week: Warrior 3

I have terrible balance some days, but I really love practicing balance poses! The ones I enjoy most are often closer to the ground, like crow pose – not as far to fall that way! – but I really love doing the warrior series. It’s a great work-out if you include all of the warrior […]

Yoga Pose of the Week: Pigeon

It may not look like much fun, but this is by far one of my favorite poses. Once you get the hang of it, it can really open up your hips and walking will feel like floating! What it does Simply, it stretches your hips. In a really great way you never knew existed. Why […]