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...

Noose Pose

This position, suitable for intermediate and advanced students, is described in the Full Pose section below. First we’ll look at a simpler version of...

Marichi’s Pose

(mar-ee-chee-AHS-anna) Marichi = literally means a ray of light (of the sun or moon). Marichi is the son of Brahma and chief of the...

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...

Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

(ARE-dah MOT-see-en-DRAHS-anna) ardha = half Matsyendra = king of the fish (matsya = fish indra = ruler), a legendary teacher of yoga Half Lord of...

Bharadvaja’s Twist

(bah-ROD-va-JAHS-anna), Bharadvaja = one of seven legendary seers, credited with composing the hymns collected in the Vedas Bharadvaja’s Twist: Step-by-Step Instructions Sit on...