Watch this video to learn more about the dynamics of forward action and extension, and the “squared” position of your hips. When you lift your leg up and back your dog splits a few things are happening: You are accepting a forward action through the leg that is on the ground and the corresponding side […]
In any Vinyasa Yoga class with sequencing stemming from the Sun Salutations, you are likely to encounter Cobra Pose many times. It is a very grounding Asana that strengthens your upper body with: uplifting energy through the heart expansive movement for the lungs liberating effects for the spine This Asana is typically sandwiched between two other major Poses. It […]
Reduce your back pain AND kickstart your sugar detox at the same time by creating security in your physical foundations – the feet and hips! This part of our body serves as the foundation for the alignment of our skeletal system. Often times, it is compressed from carrying around excess weight and/or from prolonged periods of sitting. The […]
The Yoga Headstand is traditionally considered one of the most important Yogic asanas. I must say, it was the FIRST Yoga pose that caused an immense level of clarity and sparked a desire to develop my home practice. Iyengar teaches that before we advance into headstand variations, we first must have the balance and poise to sustain traditional Headstand (Salamba Sirsasana A) […]
Standing Forward Fold is most likely the #1 excuse for people not to practice yoga. I hear it all the time, especially at parties. People LOVE to relate to Yoga teachers by saying these exact words, “Oh, I could never do Yoga. I can’t even touch my toes!” Then they laugh and laugh and laugh, demonstrating […]
This pose is named after the peacock in its preeminent expression of grandeur…
Pincha Mayurasana, aka Peacock Feather Pose.
Here is a Demonstration of the Pose: