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...
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 ...
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...

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...
Supported child's pose

9 Relaxing Yoga Bolster Pillow Poses

9 Yoga Bolster Pillow Poses: A Relaxing Sequence It took me a long time to invest in yoga props. Other than my yoga mat, I didn't have any other props. I kept telling myself that...
Check out the many gomukhasana yoga benefits! Also known as cow face pose, this pose will release major tension in your upper body.

Tension Releasing Gomukhasana Yoga Benefits

There are a ton of Gomukhasana yoga benefits. This pose is also known as Cow Face Pose and will release major tension from your upper and lower body. I tend to hold a lot...
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...
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...
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...
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...