PURPOSE This is a great pose for opening your hips and releasing your lower back, especially if you’ve spent all day sitting at a desk. INSTRUCTIONS From Easy pose, uncross your shins and draw the soles of your feet together. If this is a lot of stretch for the outsides of your hips, then place … Read moreBound Angle Pose (Baddha Konasana)
PURPOSE Twists are said to wring out the toxins in the body and stimulate the digestive system. When it comes to twists, you always want to twist your torso to the right first and then to the left, following the direction of the digestive path. INSTRUCTIONS To begin, stay seated in Easy pose. Take your … Read moreParivrtta Sukhasana: Seated Twists Pose
PURPOSE Sukhasana is meant to be a grounding pose where you can meditate or practice breath work. INSTRUCTIONS Sit evenly on your sit bones and cross your shins in front of you. There should be space between your calves and your thighs. Once in the pose, relax your shoulders. Sit up tall. Take any extreme … Read moreEasy Pose: Sukhasana
According to the latest Yoga in America study conducted by Sports Marketing Surveys USA on behalf of Yoga Journal in 2012, there are 20.4 million Americans who practice yoga, and 44.8 percent of them consider themselves to be beginners. When asked in the survey why people are doing yoga, the top five reasons for starting … Read moreWhat Yoga Can Bring to Your Life?
In this post you will learn basic alignment and actions for a few of the most commonly practiced postures in nearly every single case. Each posture is aligned beginning at the feet and the ankles moving to the knees and legs, the pelvic girdle, the torso, the shoulder girdle, the arms and hands and then … Read more18 Basic Yoga Poses For Beginners