Upward Facing Dog and Cobra Pose are very different, yet most yoga students combine the two which leads to a very unsafe pose for your lower back. Read the post for more details...

Upward Facing Dog: Often Done Wrong

Upward Facing Dog Pose, or Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, is a pose that I see being done incorrectly all the time. Most students in a yoga class combine Upward Facing Dog and Cobra, which puts...
Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend (Upavistha Konasana)

11 Yoga Poses for Flexibility

These 11 Yoga poses for flexibility are great for beginners wanting to increase their flexibility. I often hear people say that they aren't flexible enough for yoga, but the truth is, we do yoga to become flexible!...
An excellent guide to pigeon pose yoga hip opener. This pose is a game changer!

Pigeon Pose Yoga Hip Opener

Pigeon Pose is an amazing hip opener. It also happens to be one of my favorite poses. Whenever this pose comes up in a class, I silently wish to myself that the teacher will get...
4 Things that kepy me from getting yoga headstands

4 Things that Kept Me From Getting Yoga Headstands

Yoga headstands are challenging. Some people can do it on their first try. I am not one of those people. Try as I might, for months and months, I practiced. It just wouldn't happen...

Standing Bow Pose Ultimate Guide

Standing Bow Pose, also referred to as The Lord of the Dance Pose, is a beautiful and empowering pose. This pose transfers your blood to one side of your body and equalizes as you...
Chaturangas are hard! Check out this guide for the do's and font's, as well as modifications and challenging versions.

So Many Chaturangas! Ultimate Guide to Help You Modify

In an average Vinyasa class, you will do more than a dozen Chaturangas, sometimes more. If you do an Ashtanga session, you will complete more than 80! But, they happen so quickly that the...
Eye of the Needle (Sucirandhrasana)

9 Fantastic Yoga Stretches for Runners

Running is a great workout and stress reliever. But, it can be very hard on your body. These yoga stretches for runners are perfect after a long or short run. Yoga Stretches for Runners Tree Pose Okay, this...
The Sundial yoga pose is often called Compass Pose. It's a pose that requires a ton of flexibility. There are also many modifications that you can do that make this pose more obtainable.

Sundial Yoga Pose Guide

The Sundial yoga pose is often called Compass Pose. It's a pose that requires a ton of flexibility. There are also many modifications that you can do that make this pose more obtainable. How to...
This comprehensive guide to Dragonfly Yin Yoga Pose gives the benefits, contraindications, modifications of the pose, as well as step by step directions on how to do the pose.

Comprehensive Guide to Dragonfly Yin Yoga Pose

Yin Yoga is the counterpart to Yang Yoga. Yin Yoga focuses on relaxing and lengthening the muscles, while Yang Yoga focuses on strengthening the muscles. Most yoga classes nowadays are Yang Yoga classes. Any...

9 Awesome Benefits of Shirshasana Yoga Pose

There are many benefits of Shirshasana yoga pose or headstand. This advanced yoga pose is often referred to as the king yoga pose, partly because of the impressiveness of the pose, but also because...