Revolved Side Angle Pose

Since most students can’t easily keep their back heel down in this pose, a modified version will be described here with the back heel...

Low Lunge

Low Lunge: Step-by-Step Instructions From Downward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana), exhale and step your right foot forward between your hands, aligning the right...

Standing Half Forward Bend

(are-dah oot-tan-AHS-anna) ardha = half uttana = intense stretch Standing Half Forward Bend: Step-by-Step Instructions From Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), press your palms...

Warrior III Pose

(veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna) Virabhadra = the name of a fierce warrior, an incarnation of Shiva, described as having a thousand heads, a thousand eyes, and a thousand...

Lord of the Dance Pose

We’ll start with a modified version of the pose. The full pose will be described in the Variation section below. (not-ah-raj-AHS-anna) nata = actor, dancer, mime raja...

Intense Side Stretch Pose

(parsh-voh-tahn-AHS-anna) parsva = side, flank ut = intense tan = to stretch or extend (compare the Latin verb tendere, “to stretch or extend”) Intense Side Stretch Pose:...

Warrior I Pose

Virabhadra’s Pose is also known as the Warrior Pose (there are three variation of Warrior, of which this is customarily numbered I). It may...

High Lunge, Crescent Variation

High Lunge, Crescent Variation: Step-by-Step Instructions Start in Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog). Exhale and step your right foot forward between your...

High Lunge

High Lunge: Step-by-Step Instruction From Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), bend your knees and, with an inhale, step your left foot back toward...

Revolved Triangle Pose

(par-ee-vrit-tah trik-cone-AHS-anna) parivrtta = to turn around, revolve trikona = three angle or triangle Revolved Triangle Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Stand in Tadasana. With an...