Side-Reclining Leg Lift

Side-Reclining Leg Lift: Step-by-Step Instructions Lie on the floor on your right. Press actively through your right heel, flex the ankle, and...

Side Crane (Crow) Pose

Side Crane (Crow) Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Bend your knees to a half-squat, thighs parallel to the floor. If your heels don’t rest...

Scale Pose

(toe-LAHS-anna) tola = literally “poising one’s self”; usually rendered as “balance” or “scale” Scale Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Perform Padmasana (Lotus Pose). Place the palms...

Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose

parivrtta = revolved janu = knee sirsa = head Revolved Side Angle Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Sit on the floor with your torso upright and your...

Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II

Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II: Step-by-Step Instructions Start in Adho Mukha Svanasana, hands shoulder width apart. Step your left foot...

Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya I

Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya I: Step-by-Step Instructions Come into it from a standing position. First bend your knees as if...

Pigeon Pose

King Pigeon Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Kneel upright, with your knees slightly narrower than hip width apart and your hips, shoulders, and head...

Peacock Pose

(my-yer-ahs-anna) mayura = peacock Peacock Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Kneel on the floor, knees wide, and sit on your heels. Lean forward and press...

Standing Split

Standing Split: Step-by-Step Instructions Perform Virabhadrasana II (Warrior II Pose), right leg forward. Inhale and cartwheel your left arm up and over...

Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi I

    Marichi is the great-grandfather of Manu (“man, thinking, intelligent”), the Vedic Adam, and the “father” of humanity. (mar-ee-chee-AHS-anna) Marichi = literally a ray of light. Pose Dedicated...