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Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Sun Salutation Part 2

In this clip, I’m going to explain the second part of the sun salutation. If you’ve skipped ahead and not watched the previous clip, please go back. Because, then it will give you the sequence leading up to this. So, where I left off was for the beginner student where you’re still working on strength. […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Sun Salutation Part 1

In any Vinyasa flow, you will do Sun Citations. And I’m going to break this down actually into two parts. And this is the first part of the Sun Citation. If you haven’t watched the previous clip, I highly recommend you go back and it will break down each of these postures that I’m about […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Forward Bend

Usually part of any Asana series especially Venyasa flow is Uttanasa or Forward Bend. So, what I am about to show you starts from Tadasana or Mountain Pose, which I went into detail on the previous clip. You want to stand with your feet about hip width apart for more advanced practitioners you can be […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Reverse Warrior Pose

Another aspect of warrior is reverse warrior. So, in a previous clip I told you how to get into warrior two. So, just to briefly go over that you find your nice even lunge. Check where your knees tracking. Is it pulling out or in? Keep a nice even line. Nice line from your knee […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Triangle Pose

The next part of the series is Trikonasana or Triangle Pose. What you want to do is step your foot forward and, step your right foot forward, left foot back. You can leave your hips open just like you were in Warrior II. The only difference between this and Warrior II is you’re not bending […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Warrior 3 Pose

Another challenging aspect of Warrior, there’s three parts, in the previous clips I explained Warrior I, Warrior II and Reverse Warrior. This next is Virabhadrasana III or Warrior III. It’s a little more advance but also a challenge for the beginning students. So be patient with yourself and take time to get there. So what […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Warrior 2 Pose

The next part of any Asana series is besides Warrior I, also Warrior II or Virabhadrasana II. So you’ll step that foot forward, and step the back foot out. In Warrior I, you try to put the hip points forward. In Warrior II, you can let them open out. So you can turn that foot […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Crow Pose

And, the final standing series, this goes into hand balances is Bakasana, or Crow Pose. So, what you will do is you will come down towards your mat and your hands go down towards the earth. You are going to press your sitsbones or your tush towards the ceiling and bend your elbows slightly. Push […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Mountain Pose

To begin any standing series or any series of Asanism Yoga practice. You want to stand in or Tadasanal or Mountain Pose . So, typically you will stand either with your feet hip width apart or you can think of one foot ten toes, but normally when you are first starting out hip width apart […]