Mandukasana Yoga Pose: An Amazing Hip Opener

When I was a girl I would do Mandukasana yoga pose, or frog pose, at every ballet class I went to. At the time, I didn't know all the benefits of the pose, but...
sundial pose

7 Seated Twisting Yoga Poses

These seated twisting yoga poses are organized by level of difficulty. However, each twist could be modified to vary the level of difficulty. I have given some tips for each of the poses to modify...

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...
The many benefits of the Sarpasana Yoga Pose

9 Amazing Benefits of Sarpasana Yoga Pose

The sarpasana yoga pose is often overlooked. But with its many benefits, it has quickly become one of my favorite poses. In yoga, vinyasa style especially, we do a lot of pushing movements (chaturanga) but not...
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...
The are great benefits of twists in yoga, but also reasons why some people should not do them!

6 Benefits of Twists in Yoga and Who Shouldn’t Do Them

There are many benefits of twists in yoga. You probably do a twist of some sort in almost every class that you go to, yet you most likely don't know why you are doing...
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...
Chaturanga Dandasana, a very popular pose, that is hard to do right and can easily lead to injury.

Chaturanga Dandasana: Avoid Mistakes that Lead to Injury

What is Chaturanga Dandasana? Chaturanga Dandasana is also known as four-limbed staff pose. It's a great pose for building strength. It helps strengthen your arms, shoulders, legs, and core. You will see this pose a lot...