Yoga Poses

Posted by | June 3, 2018
Three Common Yoga Misalignments and How to Fix Them

Am I doing this right?   3 Common Yoga Misalignments and How to Fix Them There’s no such thing as being bad at yoga, but you can certainly practice in...

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Posted by | April 11, 2017
Yoga Poses: Eagle Pose (Garudasana)

Garudasana, (gah-rue-DAHS-anna) garuda=king of birds, asana = pose Eagle pose is a standing balancing yoga posture.  It’s one of the 84 original asanas listed in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, which...

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Posted by | March 8, 2017
Yoga Poses: Warrior 1

Virabhadrasana eka (veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna eka) Vira = hero/courage, bhadra = auspicious, asana = pose, eka = one Warrior 1 pose is a foundational yoga pose that is often included in vinyasa...

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Posted by | January 26, 2017
Yoga Poses: Revolved Chair Pose

It’s still January -- a good month to look toward health and detoxification. In the yoga world, twists are often touted to be especially effective for detoxification; but contrary to what...

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Posted by | May 6, 2016
Warrior Pose, aka Motherhood

Ah, Mother’s Day -- that yearly reminder of what’s never really forgotten. I mean, the fact that you’re a mom doesn’t slip your mind, does it? Or at least not...

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Posted by | December 31, 2014
Focus on…Chaturanga Dandasana

I've long seen students practicing a variety of chaturangas where their alignment is not optimal to prevent an injury surfacing over time. As a result, and in an effort to...

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Posted by | December 30, 2014
Focus on…Warrior 2

I'm often asked by students about the correct alignment and muscle activation in Warrior 2 (Virabhadrasana II). Before we get look closer at the physical aspects of this pose, think...

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