Hello yogis! In this week’s fun pose friday we’ll take a look at scale pose. In Sanskrit it’s been called tolasana as well as utpluthi.
Scale is an arm balance that requires us to summon our core strength. You can find it in Vinyasa classes, but for sure you’ll visit this posture as the last […]
Happy Friday yogis! In this week’s Fun Pose Friday we’ll focus on pyramid, also known as intense side stretch. Pyramid, or parsvottanasana, is a pose that requires a steady structure, which enables a deeply satisfying stretch for the legs and back.
To get into pyramid pose, face the front of your mat and step one […]
TGIF yogis! This week’s Fun Pose Friday is all about firefly or tittibhasana. This is a beautiful pose, and for many, a very challenging arm balance. But just like most yoga poses, there are variations and preparatory poses to get you started!
(Krista Block pictured above – ROCKIN’ Tittibhasana!)
There is a lot of strength and […]
Greetings yogis! In this week’s Fun Pose Friday post we’ll break down:
Devaduuta Panna a.k.a. Fallen Angel
It is a beautiful pose that reflects the image of an angel, fallen from a cloud, with head down to the ground and one foot pointing up, reaching toward the heavens.
If you’ve seen Fallen Angel, it looks pretty […]
Today’s blog post is all about Sarah E… she’s a rockstar (and rock climbing) yogi whose birthday was a couple days ago and just completed her nursing school program. She currently teaches the sunrise classes at extendYoga on Tues/Thurs 6:30am.
Check out this interview and make sure to give her a birthday hug, a congratulatory […]
Happy Friday yogis! This week’s Fun Pose Friday is all about locust pose, or
Locust is a back bend that provides many benefits. It seems easy at first glance, but can be more challenging to hold than it appears.
When we are in locust, we don’t have the support of our limbs to lift […]
TGIF yogis! This week’s Fun Pose Friday is focused on navasana or boat pose.
Boat pose can be a very challenging posture. It requires a lot of strength and mental endurance to hold the pose. But the work you put into navasana really pays off by way of a stronger core and hip flexors, and […]
Greetings yogis! For this week’s Fun Pose Friday we’re taking a look at a lesser known position, krounchasana, Sanskrit for heron pose. If you are familiar with hero pose, heron pose could be considered a version of it.
To get into heron, start in a seated position, with your legs stretched out in front of […]
Happy Friday yogis! In this week’s Fun Pose Friday we’ll focus on dolphin plank or forearm plank.
This pose is a mix of dolphin and plank postures and is a great tool to help build strength, flexibility but most of all heat up your core!
There are a few ways to get into dolphin plank. From […]
Hello yogis! In this week’s Fun Pose Friday post, we’ll delve into Pincha Mayurasana; the asana (pose) commonly known as forearm balance.
According to Yoga Journal: The strength and flexibility you gain from attempting more-physically challenging poses such as Pincha Mayurasana can have a profound effect on your self-awareness and confidence. When you begin to know […]
Happy Friday yogis! This week’s edition of Fun Pose Friday we’re featuring Garudasana or Eagle Pose.
According to Yoga Journal: This pose is like a climbing vine that wraps around itself, but we rise to the challenge in it, like an eagle.
Garuda, translated as “eagle,” is a mythical bird in Hindu and Buddhist traditions. Like the […]
Oh yea- you read it right! Fun Pose Friday’s are back baby! Happy Friday yogis!
This week’s edition of Fun Pose Friday we’re featuring: Kurmasana / tortoise pose.
Like a tortoise withdrawing into its shell, the ideal outcome of kurmasana is to find a quiet place inside. This pose can be a bridge to pratyahara, the […]