March 14, 2023
Supine twist (Supta Matsyendrasana) is the restorative yoga pose that dreams are made of, but have you explored the pose to its full potential? Discover all the variations, modifications, anatomy, and ways to prop supine twist to elevate yourself to a dream state.
December 6, 2022
Sometimes backbends feel like you grew 3 inches taller. Other times it feels like you snapped your back in half. And then are the situations where you might not be cautioned against doing them. Enter in: Cobra pose (aka Bhujangasana). It‘s a gentle backbend accessible everyone that leaves you standing straighter, taller, and more confident.
October 18, 2022
Wanna know why gate pose should be in your daily movement? Because it’s a sweet side bend that stretches all the right places, and you can get a glute burn to set a spicy fire in the bottom 🍑. Did you know Gate pose (parighasana) has so many options? (I’ll get to the details below) […]
October 4, 2022
How to do savasana (physically) is simple. But when you get down to the essence of Savasana you’ll discover it’s a hard pose (some say the hardest pose), but one thing makes it easier: set yourself up correctly. Both physically and mentally - in turn - you set yourself up for success.
September 20, 2022
Plank pose is a great way to work the core, but do you know why you should engage your inner thighs and turn the eyes of the elbows forward in the pose? Discover how to do the pose, modifications for all ability levels, and some all-important anatomy of plank pose, aka phalakasana.
August 9, 2022
Pop quiz: what’s the safest way to stretch your hamstrings? I’ll give you 3 Clues: It’s not a standing pose It’s safe for those with herniated discs You can do variations of this pose standing, seated, and probably kneeling (if you’re talented 😜) Did the blog photo give the answer away? You’re smart. You knew […]
July 26, 2022
Puppy pose is one of those poses I roll out of bed, on to the floor, and into, with my eyes partially open and crusty. Can you hear the subtle popping of my back? It feels sooooo good 🤤. How do you make it feel even better for you? Keep reading to find out!
July 12, 2022
It's simple. It’s boring. But I love to make it dance! Tree pose shouldn’t be overlooked, but even I get complacent when practicing Vrksasana (Vrikhsasana). Learn how to modify the pose for your practice as well as how to advance the pose when you’re needing more of a challenge.
June 28, 2022
Side angle pose (Parsvakonasana or Utthita Parsvakonasana) is a great standing to build leg strength and stretch the side body. Learn how to modify the pose for your practice as well as how to advance the pose when you’re needing more of a challenge.
June 14, 2022
Bridge pose, on the surface, seems like an “easy” pose. Early on in a yoga practice you may not think much of it, but as you practice it more and more you’ll see the subtleties that make this pose great for so many reasons. It can be adapted to many situations (and conditions) and it can be used for both a workout and a stretch.
May 31, 2022
Crow pose is one of the first arm balances most people learn. It can seem difficult and scary at first, but this post breaks it down into the key components so everyone can learn how to find flight on their hands.
May 17, 2022
Yoga pose supposed to be a place of rest, but what if you’re not comfortable? Learn several ways to modify and prop child’s pose to support tight hips, knees, ankles, feet, as well as during pregnancy or with herniated disks.