Marjariasana (Cat Pose)
It is a simple yet effective posture that is beneficial for improving spinal flexibility and strengthening the abdominal muscles, while providing practitioners with a moment of introspective meditation.
Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Fold)
Paschimottanasana is a complex and powerful posture, requiring balance between strength and flexibility, concentration and surrender.
Virabhadrasana III (Warrior III)
Warrior 3 can be a source of strength, flexibility, balance and mental focus. It is also an opportunity to take on physical and mental challenges with an open heart and a determination for self-transformation.
Tadasana (Mountain Pose)
Tadasana is a fundamental pose that can benefit any yoga practice. It encourages proper alignment, helps build strength and stability, and brings balance to the whole body. Although a simple pose, it can teach important qualities such as mindfulness and patience. Whether used to start or finish a practice, Tadasana is an essential tool to become in tune with what’s happening in your body.
Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (Pigeon Pose)
Eka Pada Rajakapotasana is a powerful restorative asana that requires a steady practice and a proper understanding of the anatomy of the pose in order to gain the full benefits. It is important to be aware of the physical and energetic effects that this posture can have on the body. With the correct alignment and engagement of muscle groups, proper use of props, and focus on the breath, the experience of this pose can lead to increased flexibility, balance, and inner peace.
Padmasana (Lotus Pose)
Padmasana is a seat of meditative concentration, from which one can observe himself, his breathing, and the relationship between the inner and outer experiences. It is a posture of great power and insight, for with it comes moments of ultimate balance and understanding, and of honoring its ritualistic beauty. Through its practice and perseverance, Padmasana can elevate its practitioner to greater spiritual heights.
Matsyasana (Fish Pose)
Poses such as Matsyasana hold a special place in the practice of yoga and provide a powerful and transformative experience for practitioners. By unlocking the depths of this potent postural shape, practitioners can begin to transform their physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
Ardha Purvottanasana (Reverse Table Top)
The brilliant Ardha Purvottanasana, also known as Reverse Table Top or Reverse Plank, is found in Hatha Yoga Pradipika. This pose is well known for being an energizer and for how it can help to build up strength, stability and suppleness.
Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
The Bow Pose is a challenging asana that can be practiced by yogis of all levels. Its physical and spiritual benefits are many and should be taken advantage of for greater health, wellness and enlightenment.
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose)
The physical benefits of this Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose) are well known, as it stretches and opens the muscles at the front of the body, from the chest down to the hips.