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...
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...
Janushirasana yoga pose has a ton of benefits. Also listed is modifications, how to, and contraindications.

Janushirasana Yoga Pose: Benefits & Modifications

Janushirasana yoga pose, or head to knee pose, is one of my favorites. It's a simple seated forward fold that has many benefits. When creating my own yoga sequences, it is almost always included. How to...
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...

6 Fun Partner Yoga Poses to Try Today

Doing Yoga can be really fun, especially if you do it with a friend. Grab your spouse, a loved one, or a friend and try out these partner yoga poses. Most of the poses can be modified...
bow pose

8 Benefits of Backbends in Yoga

The benefits of backbends in yoga are numerous. They are an essential part of a yoga practice. These poses will leave you feeling uplifted, energized, and open to new experiences. Benefits of Backbends in Yoga ...
Chakravakasana yoga pose is a great warm up for the spine.

Chakravakasana Yoga Pose: A Wonderful Warm Up

How to Do Chakravakasana Yoga Pose Chakravakasana Yoga Pose, or cat cow, is used in the majority of yoga classes. I use it at the beginning of most of my classes. It feels wonderful for...
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...
Bridge Pose

9 Vinyasa Yoga Poses for Beginners

If you are new to yoga, you may be feeling overwhelmed by all the different poses you come across. There are thousands of different poses, each with its own benefits. Instead of getting caught...
Laying Supported Bound Angle Pose

Bedtime Yoga for Deep Sleep

This bedtime yoga for deep sleep routine is the perfect way to end your day. The five poses will help relieve stress, slow your body down, and activate your parasympathetic nervous system. Your parasympathetic nervous system...