Featured Pose

July 25th, 2014

Featured Pose

One Legged Arcing Dog Pose

This variation on Downward Facing Dog has many benefits: Strengthens the shoulders and standing arm. Opens......

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  • Intense Side Stretch Pose: Parsvottanasana
    Intense Side Stretch Pose: Parsvottanasana

    Intense Side Stretch Pose has many benefits:

    • Stretches the hips and hamstrings
    • Lengthens the spine
    • Relaxes the shoulders and neck
    • Stimulates digestive organs
    • Improves sense of balance
    • Calms the mind
  • Butterfly Pose: Baddha Konasana
    Butterfly Pose: Baddha Konasana

    Butterfly Pose is both a traditional Hatha posture, but as a Yin posture, it can be held for up to 10 minutes. This pose has many benefits: 

    • Stretches the inner thighs, groins and knees
    • Stimulates the heart and improves circulation
    • Stimulates abdominal organs, ovaries, prostate gland and bladder
    • Massages your internal organs and improves digestive circulation.
    • Helps reduces menstrual symptoms and discomfort
    • Soothes sciatica pain
    • Consistent practice of this pose into late pregnancy is said to help ease childbirth
  • Dolphin Plank Pose: Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana
    Dolphin Plank Pose: Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana

    Dolphin Plank Pose is a challenging core centered pose with several benefits:

    • Strengthens the core, shoulders, arms and chest
    • Stretches the arches of the feet, calves and hamstrings
    • Tones the abdominals and glutes
    • Helps to relieve stress and depression.
  • Thunderbolt Pose or Zen Pose: Vajrasana
    Thunderbolt Pose or Zen Pose: Vajrasana

    Thunderbolt Pose is a grounding yoge posture that delievers a handful of health benefits.  The Thunderbolt Pose:

    • Improves and aids in your digestion.
    • Conditions pelvic muscles and brings awareness to your posture.
    • Aids in good posture for meditation and centering.