Yoga Pose Tutorials

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Anjaneyasana or Low Lunge Pose Yoga Poses, Lunges, Yoga, Muscles, Stretches, Flexibility, Siddhi, Asana, Couples Yoga
Anjaneyasana or Low Lunge Pose
This pose can be practiced in a more relaxing, supported way, or it can be practiced more vigorously in order to build great strength, balance, and flexibility. The pose also has many variations that can enhance the stretch, and as such, it is a very satisfying asana.
Agnistambhasana or Fire Log or Double Pigeon Pose
Agnistambhasana or Fire Log or Double Pigeon Pose
Fire Log Pose demands that we lift up through the heart, while sinking down into the hips. We must cultivate a deep, inner observance of what is happening in the pose in order to fully surrender to the deep opening in both hips simultaneously.
Parighasana or Gate Pose Yoga Pose Yoga Tips, Health, Body Health, Body, Pose, Poses
Parighasana or Gate Pose Yoga Pose
Parighasana or Gate Pose is a unique pose because it unlocks areas in the body that can get overlooked. Due to the deep opening in the side body, space is opened up so that one can breathe deeply into areas of the body that are hard to get to. This pose is an excellent alternative to the deep side stretch of Exalted Warrior and a wonderful warm up before Triangle Pose. In fact, one can receive a much deeper opening through the side body in Gate Pose.
Ardha Bhekasana or Half Frog Pose Yogi, Hip Stretches, Swimmer, Athlete, Improve
Ardha Bhekasana or Half Frog Pose
Ardha Bhekasana is a deep, asymmetrical hip stretch that provides great relief to anyone with issues in the hips, feet, or back. The pose can benefit office workers, runners, swimmers, students, and more by stretching out the hips, quadriceps, feet, and back. Yoga may be an effective way for athletes to improve their balance and flexibility. The results of this study suggest as much, with yogis demonstrating improved measures in these two specific components after only 10 weeks!
Mayurasana (Peacock Pose)Mayurasana (Peacock Pose) Peacock Pose, Abdomen, Step By Step Instructions, Pancreas
Mayurasana (Peacock Pose)Mayurasana (Peacock Pose)
Mayurasana (my-yer-ahs-anna) tones and revitalizes the abdomen. It helps to correct imbalances at the navel center, especially with the stomach, liver, intestines, kidneys, spleen and pancreas. Digestion is highly stimulated, reducing constipation and the production of toxins in the intestines. The pose strengthens the wrists, arms, shoulders, and the back of the legs and torso.
Pincha Mayurasana (Feathered Peacock Pose) Yoga Pose Handstands, Peacock Pose Yoga, Stability, Dolphin Pose
Pincha Mayurasana (Feathered Peacock Pose) Yoga Pose
This pose is tough to perform but daily practice makes it easy. To do Pincha Mayurasana, you have to first be perfect in the basic level of Ardha Pincha Mayurasana or Dolphin Pose and then go for this asana which has been named after its shape – a peacock’s feather extending up from its wings. Forearm stands provide more stability than handstands because they are wider with larger establishments.
Purvottanasana or Upward Plank Yoga Pose Tutorial Yoga Positions, Advanced Yoga, Plank Pose, Wellness
Purvottanasana or Upward Plank Yoga Pose Tutorial
An upward plank pose is a balancing act that requires concentration and balance. With the front of your body facing up, all weight supported on hands or feet with an inclined plane for support in this advanced yoga position which helps to increase arm strength while stretching out the entire spine evenly across the floor–it can be difficult but well worth practicing.
Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana (Dolphin Plank Pose) Legs, Strengthen, Arms, Body Awareness, Strong Arms
Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana (Dolphin Plank Pose)
Dolphin Plank Pose is strengthens and tones the entire body, from the toes to the abdominals and right up into the head. It is an intermediate pose that requires body awareness in terms of alignment in the pose. It requires strong arms, core and legs to achieve the full expression of the pose.
a man doing yoga poses on a blue mat with the words dolphin pose
Ardha Pincha Mayurasana (Dolphin Pose) Yoga Pose Tutorials
Ardha Pincha Mayurasana is a semi-inversion that brings more blood flow into the head, strengthens the upper body, and prepares the yogi for arm balances and inversions. Dolphin Pose is an excellent alternative to Downward Facing Dog because it relieves pressure on the wrists. Sore wrists are a common affliction in beginner yogis. Dolphin Pose also challenges the intermediate yoga to approach Downward Dog in a different way, by placing weight on the forearms, there is less space for extension t
Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana (Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose) Yoga Pose Back Pain, Upper Body, Hips, Low Back Pain, Knee
Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana (Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose) Yoga Pose
Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana (PAHR-ee-VREE-tah JAH-noo sheer-SHAH-suh-nuh) stretches the hamstrings, hips and spine, helping to relieve low-back pain and open the hips. It also stretches the shoulders and expands the chest, improving breathing capacity. The twist massages the abdominal organs, stimulating and improving digestion.
Natarajasana or Lord of the Dance or Dancing Shiva Pose Dance, Lord, Dancing Shiva, Dance Poses, Dancer Pose
Natarajasana or Lord of the Dance or Dancing Shiva Pose
Natarajasana is an advanced balance pose that brings grace, peace of mind, and clarity. The pose is additionally a deep backbend that requires great strength in the entire front line of the body. The front line of the body extends from the quadriceps, through the hips, abdominals, chest, and even the front of the throat.
Tolasana Yoga Pose (Scale or Lifted Lotus Pose) Strength, Mindfulness, Mindful, Balance
Tolasana Yoga Pose (Scale or Lifted Lotus Pose)
Tolasana is an advanced asana that creates fire in the body, focus in the mind and brings balance to your practice. When this pose is done with a mindful, steady awareness on the breath, it can bring a deep sense of connection, strength and wisdom. By using the arms to hold oneself up in the air, there is a sense of liberation, control and powerful strength that can be felt by the yogi.
Vrschikasana Yoga Pose (Scorpion Pose) Challenges, Performance, Scorpion Pose
Vrschikasana Yoga Pose (Scorpion Pose)
Vrschikasana is an advanced-level pose that can be quite challenging. It is a combination of a backbend and forearm balance pose. Flexibility, balance, arms, and shoulder strength are required for successfully performing this yoga pose or asana.
Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose) Spinal Nerve, Vagus Nerve, Synovial Fluid
Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose)
Ardha Matsyendrasana (ARE-dah M0T-see-en-DRAH-Suh-nuh) keeps the spine elastic, aligns the vertebrae, and retains the side-to-side mobility of the vertebrae while relieving muscular problems in the back and hips. This pose also removes adhesion in the joints caused by rheumatism, increases synovial fluid in the joints, and tones the spinal nerve roots and the sympathetic nervous system. This pose squeezes the vagus nerves and the root of the autonomic nervous system.
Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose) Nature, Forward Bend
Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose)
Prasarita Padottanasana (pra-sa-REE-tahpah-doh-tah-NAH-suh-nuh) tones the hamstring and abductor muscles and gives flexibility to the hip joints. The inverted nature of the upper body in this pose means that a rich supply of blood is brought to the trunk and brain, making it an alternative to Shirsasana.